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Senior Technical Animator in Austin, Texas
Posted April 27, 2022

SENIOR TECHNICAL ANIMATOR

Location – Austin, TX

CREATE AN UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCE

  • Founded in 1996, our client is a well-established video game publishing and development partner focused on maximizing the potential of games.
  • Be part of a team who has successfully brought some of the biggest PC gaming franchises such as Call of Duty, Sid Meier’s Civilization and Star Wars to Mac.

MAKE AN IMPACT

  • Collaborate across disciplines to research, develop, and implement features related to character art, cinematics, gameplay and locomotion
  • Create tools and write scripts to improve the efficiency, quality and ease of various content creation pipelines
  • Enhance the UE4 systems in support of the art and design goals
  • Help animation team define, create and maintain animation pipelines and processes
  • Assist with complex dynamics such as the in-game physics of characters/ cloth/ hair
  • Work cross-functionally to ensure character models meet technical and animation requirements

SHOW US YOUR SKILLS

  • 4+ years technical animation or equivalent experience
  • Previously developed large and complex game systems in collaboration with art and design
  • Intermediate knowledge in Maya or Unreal
  • Solid understanding of debugging practices, performance analysis and production pitfalls
  • Proficiency in Python, PyQT/PySide and/ or equivalent scripting languages
  • Experience with rigging systems, facial animation, simulation setup, animation retargeting, motion capture, dialog system, hair, cloth dynamic and tool support 

BONUS POINTS

  • VFX
  • C++ programming
  • Materials
  • Animation graphs
  • Houdini
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  • Employee Type: Direct Hire
  • Location: Austin, Texas
  • Date Posted: April 27, 2022
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