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Technical Animator – Sweden OR UK – Permanent – CO-OP FPS Game

Location: Stockholm, Sweden Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #25048 Posted: 4 months ago

This vacancy is offering a work-from-home in Stockholm OR Malmo, Sweden OR Liverpool, UK with VISA and relocation support. To work in-house in the future.

Project: CO-OP FPS Game

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OPM is proud to be working with an award-winning developer of premium games that entertain millions of gamers across the globe with amazing and immersive gaming experiences. They are expanding the Animation team on one of their major CO-OP FPS title.

You will be responsible for skinning and rigging characters, along with other in-game objects as well as setup and maintain animation pipelines to help maximise efficiency in the development process.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Rigging and skinning experience.
  • Experience with Python scripting.
  • Understanding of Autodesk animation software (Maya/MotionBuilder).
  • Strong knowledge of character mechanics and animation pipelines/workflows.
  • Rigging and skinning experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Character rigging and setup for humans, weapons, and creatures.
  • Driving animation pipelines, and regularly improving upon them.
  • Working closely with animators, designers, and programmers to implement realisation of player mechanics and NPC characters.
  • Identify workflow issues, plan, and help solve them.
  • Use your technical expertise to find creative solutions to challenging problems.

DESIRED SKILLS:

  • Background working on open world games or FPS games.
  • Experience working with player mechanics.
  • Ability to owning and maintain animation state machines.
  • Driving animation state machine tools and pipeline improvements.
  • Experience C++ programming.

COMPANY BENEFITS:

  • Complete relocation support including VISA
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Free games!
  • Health care allowance
  • Pension Scheme
  • Companywide social events!

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

Tagged as: Maya, Motion Builder, Technical Animation

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

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Jon Norfolk

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