Animation Engineer

Cutting Edge Technology - AAA Studio - Open World/RPG Games

Location
Leamington Spa
Employment Type
Permanent
Salary
Salary on application
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Animation Engineer in Leamington Spa

We are looking for a highly skilled Animation Engineer, specialising in, to join an innovative studio in Leamington Spa. The studio uses cutting-edge technology to create stunning game play and excite and thrill their loyal player base. The studio believes that making great games should be fun, which has led to them winning an award for being a great place to work this year.

This Leamington Spa studio is looking for an experienced animation specialist to join our brand new open world action / RPG development team.  You will join the team creating the tools used to build a large scale AAA title.

In return for your dedication and enthusiasm for the work you do here, you will benefit from a friendly and sociable culture. The studio offers its team members private healthcare, childcare vouchers, flexible working and many more perks to enjoy.

Animation Engineer responsibilities:

Implementation of animation systems and pipelines which empower animators to create world leading visuals for a cutting edge AAA title.

You will combine your detailed knowledge of animation technology, techniques and performance considerations on console platforms with first rate C++ and software architecture to become a key member of a new engineering team.

Key requirements for this role in Leamington Spa:

  • Experience of working on published console titles
  • Strong C++ and software architecture skills
  • Detailed knowledge of animation systems, techniques and performance on console
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A passion for games

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of the team at an award-winning studio who are constantly striving to create the best games out there. You will benefit from a range of perks at this studio, from spending time playing table tennis and pinball during lunchtimes to enjoying the numerous events that are put on throughout the year, including wrap parties every time a new game is launched!

If you’d like to know more about this great opportunity, then contact jm@skillsearch.com for a discussion about the role and to have your application considered. Alternatively, apply online directly by attaching your CV below.

Please be aware that while we would love to respond to every application we receive, due to high numbers we cannot guarantee this. We do however appreciate any time you invest into the application and will make sure to get in touch should anything in future more closely fit your skillset.

Tags: Animator, Engineer, Animation Engineer, Technical animator, animations programmer, rigger,

A little bit about the city: Leamington Spa

Leamington Spa has been voted multiple times as one of the happiest places in the country to live. The city has a diverse culture with charming architecture, beautiful parks and gardens and some of the country’s best spas! Gamers will love it here as Leamington Spa is known for being home to some incredible game producers, who have developed some very successful and world-famous titles. The city is very family friendly and offers some great education opportunities for those with little ones, with a range of grammar, private and state schools within close proximity of the city. As for public transport, Leamington Spa is perfect if you want to stay connected to major cities. Trains run into Birmingham every 15 minutes, taking only half an hour to arrive in the city.

Years of experience and salary levels are shown purely as a guide. We will only consider applications from candidates that can demonstrate the skills or experience required for the role.

Please be aware that while we would love to respond to every application we receive, due to high numbers we cannot guarantee this. We do however appreciate any time you invest into the application and will make sure to get in touch should anything in future more closely fit your skillset.

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