Technical Animator – Liverpool, UK – Permanent – Video Games

Location: Liverpool, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #24318 Posted: 2 months 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 Console & PC Games

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My client and I are currently looking for a highly skilled and motivated Technical Animator to work on the development of high-profile self-published AAA projects for Console & PC.

The successful candidate will be responsible for in-game characters setups and rigging of characters, creatures, and additional objects, setting-up and maintaining animation pipelines and enabling animators and designers to help maximise efficiency in feature development.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • A strong portfolio demonstrating all aspects of your ability
  • Professional experience with Python scripting
  • Understanding of Autodesk animation software such as Maya & MotionBuilder
  • Solid knowledge of character mechanics and animation pipelines & workflows
  • Desire to work as part of a team, able to take feedback and direction suitably, and the enthusiasm to work independently
  • Game state machine experience

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Character rigging and setup for human and animal characters
  • Driving animation pipelines, and regularly improving upon them
  • Working in collaboration with animators, designers and programmers to implement realisation of player mechanics and NPC characters
  • Communicate effectively with content teams to identify workflow issues, spec out the plan to solve them, and then drive that plan to a shippable state
  • Use your technical expertise to find creative solutions to challenging problems

DESIRABLE SKILLS:

  • Professional experience developing for open world games
  • Professional experience developing player mechanics
  • Experience with C++ programming

COMPANY BENEFITS:

  • Complete relocation support including VISA
  • Competitive compensation package
  • 10 free games per year!
  • Massage every three weeks
  • A variety of sports activities
  • Health care allowance
  • Pension Scheme

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call directly today on +44 1206 214 412!

Tagged as: Maya, Motion Builder, Python, Technical Animation

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Tags: Maya , Motion Builder , Python , Technical Animation Categories: Animation , Creative

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