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Technical Animator

Duration

Permanent

Salary

We offer a very competitive package, which is dependent on experience.

The Role

We are seeking an experienced technical animator to help breath life into a cast of characters, creating rigs for characters, props and weapons, on a new and incredibly exciting project. It’s a chance to get in at the early stages of a game and contribute to the development of a brand-new IP. Working closely with animators and artists, you will help to improve workflows, and document pipelines.

You will get to work with a dedicated and talented team that has delivered some amazing quality titles. Come and join our successful, stable and expanding studio and create a game that’s guaranteed to be massive hit across the globe!

Key responsibilities:
  • Character rigging/skinning including facial set-ups, clothing and gear
  • Create tools/scripts to aid animators with regards to exporting to game etc
  • Identifying shortfalls in animation skills and assisting with the recruitment process
  • Working with Dev Managers to ensure a realistic project scope
  • Collaborate with code and animation team to make sure they’re working as efficiently and as stress free as possible
Role requirements:
  • Have shipped at least 1 game in a similar role
  • Minimum of 3 years in a similar role
  • Ideally be able to animate and has thorough knowledge of Maya/Motion builder
  • Experience with implementing animation and animation logic in a game engine
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Friendly and approachable personality
  • Energetic and positive attitude
  • Outstanding communication skills both written and verbal
  • Must be able to work well under pressure
Additional or desired skills:
  • Experience with Python is a plus
  • Unreal Engine experience is preferred but not essential
  • Console development experience would be advantageous

If you believe you have the right skills and experience for a role on an exciting new project, please email your C.V. and supporting portfolio to jobs@firesprite.com with the Job Code or hit the apply button below.

Job Reference: FTAN01
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