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Technical Animator – UK REMOTE, Hybrid, Onsite, North West, UK – AAA Games

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Technical Animator – UK REMOTE, Hybrid, Onsite, North West, UK – AAA Games


Our client is a major Games Developer with multiple studios in the UK. They’re focused on creating fun console games using a world-famous IP.

As a Technical Animator on the team, you will work in the character animation pipeline.  Working creatively and technically alongside Animators, Riggers, Designers, Artists, Programmers and Production on a day-to-day basis.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • A degree or equivalent qualification or experience in industries with transferable skills.
  • An eye for detail in animation implementation.
  • Good knowledge of Unreal Engine.
  • Advanced knowledge of Autodesk Maya or alternative 3D software.
  • Advanced knowledge of technical animation with specialist experience in an area (e.g. tool development, real time IK and retargeting, advanced layering in Animation Blueprints).
  • Knowledge of programming or visual scripting would be ideal.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create and maintain high quality, efficient character animation blueprints in Unreal Engine.
  • Develop custom animation notifies, blueprint utilities and advanced animation systems in Unreal Engine.
  • Liaise with the Programmers, Riggers, Animators, and other staff in animation setup, systems and trouble shooting.
  • Identify repetitive tasks, pipeline issues, and help create tools to increase productivity.
  • Mentor other team members, proficiently communicating both technical and creative requirements.
  • Profile performance and take steps to optimise animation systems.
  • Develop the animation pipeline.
  • Take some ownership of Technical Animation development projects assigned by your line-manager.
  • Represent Technical Animation in several sub-teams and technical meetings assigned by your line-manager.
  • Document your tools and systems.

BENEFITS:

  • Hybrid and UK Remote contract options
  • VISA & Relocation Support
  • Flexitime
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Pension scheme & life assurance
  • Health and wellbeing activities
  • Social Events

And much more!


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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