Animation Tools Programmer

Games Jobs - Programming - Edinburgh

Job Title Animation Tools Programmer
Job Category Tools,Animation Programmer
Job Description Rockstar is currently seeking a highly talented Animation Tools Programmer.  

This is an exciting opportunity to work closely with our game development teams, across all animation disciplines, and help drive our animation tools technology forward to support the creation of all of Rockstar Games projects.  

The Animation Tools Programmer role will involve developing and maintaining animation related tools and pipelines for our advanced animation systems for large scale games. We’re looking for someone with the skills to iterate with our animation and rigging teams to implement the very best tools for character, camera and facial animation.  

  • Work within the Tools team on all animation related technology, mainly focused on animation exporters and pipelines.
  • Implement tasks to specification defined by the Lead Tools programmers.

  • A degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or equivalent.

  • Experience with Motionbuilder and/or Maya.
  • Experience working with animators and riggers.
  • Experience with C++ and C#.
  • Strong math skills.
  • Strong team communication skills.
  • Ability to work within a team.
  • Ability to work within a schedule and deliver effectively to deadlines.

  • Games industry experience working on AAA titles.
  • Experience scripting in Python or MEL.
  • Familiarity with inverse kinematics, forward kinematics, animation compression schemes, animation blending and morph targets.
Salary Competitive Salary & Relocation Support
Location Edinburgh
Job Category Programming
Date posted 04/10/2017
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