Animation Programmer

Animation Programmer

Start: Immediately
Duration: Full Time or Contract
Location: Liverpool, UK

 

We’re looking for an experienced programmer to be responsible for creating and perfecting the animation engine in order to enhance overall quality of animation within our titles.

Responsibilities

  • Work with the animation and design teams to create solutions that meet project goals and develop a next generation character animation system
  • Develop interfaces with game systems (AI, character control, etc.)
  • Develop tools to be used by our character and animation team and continue to innovate and improve the tools, pipeline, and technology during development

Required Experience

  • Degree in a Computer Science, Software Engineering or Maths discipline.
  • At least 3 years of relevant industry experience with an emphasis on characters and animation.
  • Excellent C/C++ programming skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work within a schedule.

Desired Experience

  • Experience in IK/FK systems.
  • Knowledge of animation techniques and software packages (Maya, Max, Motion Builder, etc)
  • Experience with Unreal Engine and/or familiarity with other animation engines (Mechanim, Morpheme, Havok, etc.)

Important

For this position we will need to see a demonstration of your talents, so include links to any demos or projects that you’d like to show us.

If you think you meet the requirements and are interested in working with the team then send your CV and a demo reel to [email protected]