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Senior Technical Animator – USA – Permanent – AAA Games

Location: New York, United States Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #23281 Posted: 2 years ago

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

Projects:                AAA Shooter Games

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This developer of AAA Console / PC Games is looking for a Senior Technical Animator focused on creating an efficient animation pipeline and tools.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Experience with Maya, specialising in rigging/skinning
  • Ability to create tools and write scripts to help improve the animation pipeline
  • AAA Game industry experience with shipped title/s
  • Good understanding of anatomy and character movement
  • Character skinning with close attention to physical deformation
  • Physics simulation on cloth, hair and other physics items
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to clearly provide technical feedback

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Characters, creatures and props rigging and skinning
  • Implementing characters in Unreal Engine 4 including cloth, physics and blueprint setups
  • Work 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 on continuous improvement of those engine tools
  • Ability to provide clean assets or code within established systems and requirements

 

DESIRABLE:

  • Knowledge of facial rigs for games, television or film
  • Familiarity with Unreal Engine 4 art production pipelines
  • Python scripting experience
  • Modeling and animation experience

 

BENEFITS & PERKS:

  • A competitive salary and performance–based bonuses
  • Personal development opportunities in a diverse, multicultural environment
  • Work in a creative team with people full of passion for what they do
  • 100% company paid Medical, Dental and Vision plans
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • 4 weeks of paid vacation
  • Business trips and integration events
  • Comprehensive assistance in relocation

 

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

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Salary and benefits will be discussed at interview with the company and are individually negotiated by OPM.

Tagged as: Senior Animator, Technical Animation

Tags: Senior Animator , Technical Animation Categories: Animation , Creative

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