Senior Technical Animator

Location New York
Employment type Fulltime
Region / State / Province New York
Offer description Would you like to work with a team that consistently ships innovative and over-the-top action games? Would you like to be the person engaged in development of our AAA products in New York City? If you answered yes to any of those questions, we would like to talk to you about joining our team here at People Can Fly New York.

 


We are looking for a Senior Technical Animator focused on creating an efficient animation pipeline
and tools.
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Characters, creatures and props rigging and skinning
  • Implementing characters in Unreal Engine 4 including cloth, physics and blueprint setups
  • Work closely with modelers and animators to ensure a smooth development pipeline that delivers high quality assets
  • Assisting with pipeline tools and working with engine and project leads on continuous improvement of those engine tools
  • Ability to provide clean assets or code within established systems and requirements
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Experience with Maya, specializing in rigging/skinning
  • Ability to create tools and write scripts to help improve the animation pipeline
  • AAA Game industry experience with shipped title/s
  • Good understanding of anatomy and character movement
  • Character skinning with close attention to physical deformation
  • Physics simulation on cloth, hair and other physics items
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to clearly provide technical feedback into the PREFERENCE
  • Knowledge of current technology and trends in video games
  • Team Player
  • Passion for games
  • Language: English

PREFERENCE TO APPLICANTS WITH

  •  Knowledge of facial rigs for games, television or film
  • Familiarity with Unreal Engine 4 art production pipelines
  • Python scripting experience
  • Modeling and animation experience
WHAT WE OFFER
  • A competitive salary and performance–based bonuses
  • Personal development opportunities in a diverse, multicultural environment
  • Work in a creative team with people full of passion for what they do
  • 100% company paid Medical, Dental and Vision plans
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • 4 weeks of paid vacation
  • Business trips and integration events
  • Comprehensive assistance in relocation
Last modified Tuesday, June 25, 2019