Senior Technical Animator – UK Remote OR Liverpool, UK – AAA Games

Location: Liverpool, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #25379 Posted: 3 weeks ago

This position can be worked remotely from within the UK or VISA and Relocation can be supported for candidates applying from abroad.

Project: AAA Console Games

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Our client is an established team of developers, founded over a decade ago, and due to continued success, they are looking for an experienced Senior Technical Animator to join their growing team. You’ll be working on a prestigious AAA title, responsible for developing character pipelines, next-gen animation features, as well as animation friendly tools.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Technical animation experience in video games
  • Technical Animation / Rigging portfolio and/or demo reel
  • Proficient in rigging and skinning assets
  • Knowledge and understanding of current and upcoming technical animation techniques
  • Experience in Maya, MotionBuilder or equivalent DCC
  • Scripting skills (Python, MEL, MAXScript)
  • Background with Unreal Engine 4 and it’s pipelines desirable

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Be the bridge between Animation and Tech to help innovate game features and technology
  • Work alongside the animation team, artists and programmers to achieve the desired look and feel of in-game animation
  • Collaborate with the Animation Director to establish and improve the technical animation pipeline in accordance with the projects needs
  • Maintain and develop animation tools and pipelines
  • Build plug-ins and scripts to help automate tasks and improve workflow
  • Rigging and skinning characters
  • Collaborate with the programming team to ensure that our tools are continuously iterated and improved
  • Take part in development and documentation of animation tools
  • Create assets in the Unreal Engine 4

BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Full Time Remote work options
  • Support with VISA and Relocation Assistance if required
  • Private health care and dental insurance for you, your partner and children
  • Profit Share Bonus Scheme
  • Social Events
  • 35 days paid holiday days including bank holidays
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Career Development and Training

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call me directly today on +44 (0) 1206 214425!

Tagged as: Technical Animation, Unreal Engine

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Tags: Technical Animation , Unreal Engine Categories: Animation , Creative

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