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SENIOR TECHNICAL ANIMATOR- Remote,UK- AAA narrative project!

"To apply: Ref - 5241100. We are seeking a Senior Technical Animator to join the internal technology team at an incredible AAA studio based in the UK.

You will be working on a variety of fantastic titles and projects.This varied role encompasses a whole range of disciplines from toolchain, build systems, plugin, and pipeline development, as well as direct project support.


As a core team member, you will be responsible for delivering cutting edge tools and technologies to support the game teams.  You will be working closely with multiple game projects to make sure the teams have the best tools with which to realise their creative vision.


Key Responsibilities:


-Work closely with Animation Directors, Technical Animation Director and Core Technology Team to create and maintain documentation standards and practices for tools, pipelines, and technical specifications

-Identify and develop necessary art toolchains and documentation

-Support the implementation of best-in-class character animation on projects

-Create tools/scripts to aid animators with regards to exporting to game

-Support the on project Animation teams with knowledge sharing and general technical support

-Identify shortfalls in skills and support ongoing recruitment efforts to grow the Technical Animation team

-Develop a positive and energetic team culture

-Bring your own experience of best working practices to the team




-Proven experience as a Technical Animator on at least one shipped PC or Console title

-Proven experience producing high quality rigged and skinned, characters and props

-Excellent knowledge of animation and the processes involved in creating animations

-Strong Python development skills.

-Good working knowledge of QT/PySide.

-A strong knowledge of Maya

-Strong problem-solving skills

-Outstanding communication skills both written and verbal


Additional Desirable Skills:


-Experience with Unreal AnimGraph workflow

-Experience with Unreal Sequencer

-Experience with Unreal material based procedural animation (via world position offset etc)

-Experience with character set up in Unreal including physics, cloth, materials

-Experience with Motion Builder

-Experience working with motion capture data from 3rd party providers

-Console development experience

To apply please send CV to Ayesha@ or phone 020 7580 6018 for a confidential chat (ideally over your cv / resume). We value close, personal relationships with our candidates and applications by this method tend to be more successful.

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SENIOR TECHNICAL ANIMATOR- Remote,UK- AAA narrative project!

United Kingdom
Full time

Published on 04/11/2023

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