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C++ Senior Animation Programmer RPG Studio UK - REF 2334

As a Senior Animation Programmer, you will be responsible for making our open world RPG title  look visually dynamic and immersive, ensuring we stay on the cutting edge, and remain market leaders in our genre. In this role you will be instrumental in defining how the animation systems are developed moving forward in our internally developed engine. You will have the opportunity to research and develop new animation techniques that will allow creative assembly to be at the forefront of the industry.  This role is for our main studio based in the Midlands, England.

What does our role entail?

You will be developing our existing animation technology and researching and implementing new technologies to push the boundaries of what can be achieve with large scale animation. You will work closely with the designers and animators to implement compelling gameplay interactions, such as combat. You will take ownership of our animation system and work with our technical animation team to drive longer-term technology and improve the workflows of our animators.

  • Experience architecting and developing animation systems in a released AAA title or similar on console
  • Excellent C++ programming skillset
  • Very strong mathematical and analytical ability
  • Good communication skills to enable effective collaboration with programmers, designers, artists, animators and production staff.
  • An interest in recent developments in the area of animation
  • Strong academic background with a 2:1 degree or higher (or equivalent) in a relevant technical field such as computer science, software engineering, mathematics or physics.
  • Keen player of games, ideally RPG.


  • Bespoke and funded relocation package for you and your dependents, with support throughout the process from our dedicated onboarding specialists
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity, private medical and dental insurance, life insurance, permanent health insurance, critical illness cover and free health care
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Annual bonus


To apply pls forward your CV to quoting reference 2334.

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C++ Senior Animation Programmer RPG Studio UK - REF 2334

United Kingdom
Full time
5 - 10 years of experience

Published on 02/25/2022

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