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Animation Programmer

Aardvark Swift
Employer Aardvark Swift
Category Programming
Salary £30000-45000
Location Other

This is a fantastic opportunity to work on one of the most ambitious games to ever be developed!

Our client are a leading independent studio that is at the forefront of AAA experiences. They're currently working on a highly anticipated Sci-Fi game which is expected to smash a number of records. If you're looking for stability, a good wage, career progression and excitement, look no further.

To deliver on the anticipation for their upcoming game, our client are now looking to bring a new Animation Programmer on-board. You'll work in a cooperative, cross-disciplinary team environment to implement animation features and systems in their games. Working closely with animators, you'll hook up animations for character locomotion sets, vehicle and spaceship animation sets, and interactions between various animated characters and elements.

Requirements:
•    Expert in 3D animation and 3D math
•    Experience with 3D character and/or vehicle animation systems including skeletal animation
•    Knowledge of skinning and morph target technology
•    Experience with using IK, blending, and motion capture data in games
•    Strong C++ programming skills

Bonus points can include:
•    Experience with character customization and/or wearable systems
•    Renderer development experience using DirectX, and optionally OpenGL
•    Experience programming game features and systems, especially player-visible game features
•    CryEngine development experience
•    Online game and/or MMO development experience, including client/server development of game features
•    Strong multi-threaded programming skills

For more information about this excellent role contact Andy Jenkinson on +44 (0)1709 834777 or email andy@aswift.com