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Senior Technical Animator – Canada – Permanent Contract – RPG Video Games

OPM Response
Employer OPM Response
Category Animation
Salary DOE
Location Other

Project: AAA RPG Console & PC Games

 

This studio is a leading games developer of RPG console and PC Games. They create, deliver and evolve the most emotionally engaging games in the world.

 

As a Senior Technical Animator you specialise in understanding animation workflow and tools. Rigging, skinning and controlling animation data flow are your primary responsibilities. Working with the Animation and Cinematic teams to ensure they are creating the highest quality content with the tools and assets provided and that the pipelines are as efficient as possible. Technical animators must also exercise a good eye for aesthetics, contributing to critique and team success.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

Technical animation demo reel
Technical animation experience with shipped titles
Expertise in rigging and skinning assets
A great understanding of Animation principles and anatomy
Experience with Motion capture and data transfer
Ability to understand technical implementations and limitations
Proficient with standard industry tools like Photoshop, 3ds Max, Motion Builder, CAT
Excellent problem solving skills. Candidate must be able to quickly identify issues and resolve them.
Experience with MEL, Python, C# or C++ a definite plus
Avid gamer with a passion for creating top-quality video games

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Design, create and test character rigs
Maintain and test animation tools and pipelines
Apply and maintain consistency for content throughout the entire project.
Develop progressive techniques and process to solve character and animation challenges
Proactive in problem identification and creating solutions
Define and estimate tasks in a well organised manner
Interact and collaborate with the different departments (Art, Programming, Production, etc.)

 

IN RETURN:

Tuition Reimbursement
Pension with Company Match
Free Video Games
Competitive Compensation Packages and a culture that thrives off of creativity and individuality.
Health, Dental, Financial Offered
Bonus and Relocation Assistance Offered.

 

Interested in finding out more? Call me today on +44 (0) 1206 214425.