Senior Technical Animator – New York, USA – AAA FPS Games

Location: New York, United States Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #25205 Posted: 2 weeks ago

This vacancy may offer a work-from-home start until it’s safe to work in-house or relocate to the location.

Project: AAA FPS Games

NOTE: Unfortunately, a VISA cannot be sponsored

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Our client is a leading games developer of AAA Action FPS Games, renowned for their gameplay. Using Unreal Engine, they craft beautiful worlds for the player. Having grown significantly over the past 12 months they have an even brighter future ahead working on multiple new titles across studios on 3 continents.

In this position you will have a real impact on their games and receive access to their creative resources and development opportunities.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Experienced Technical Animator using Maya for Rigging / Skinning
  • Ability to create tools and write scripts to help improve the animation pipeline
  • AAA Games Industry Experience
  • Expert understanding of anatomy and character movement
  • Character Skinning with close attention to physical deformation
  • Experience with physics simulation on cloth, hair, and other physics items
  • Passionate about playing and making video games
  • Excellent Communication Skills with the ability to clearly provide technical feedback on tasks, rigs, toolsets, and documentation

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Characters, creatures, and props rigging and skinning
  • Implementing characters in Unreal Engine 4 including cloth, physics, and blueprint setups
  • Working closely with modelers and animators to ensure a smooth development pipeline that delivers high-quality assets
  • Assisting with pipeline tools and working with engine and project leads to the continuous improvement of those engine tools
  • Providing clean assets or code within established systems and requirements

DESIRED SKILLS:

  • Knowledge of facial rigs for games, television, or film
  • Familiarity with Unreal Engine 4 art production pipelines
  • Python Scripting Experience

BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • A competitive salary and performance-based bonuses
  • 100% company paid Medical, Dental, and Vision plans
  • 4 weeks of paid vacation
  • Relocation assistance
  • Commuter tax benefits

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call directly today on +44 1206 214 425!

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