Lead Animation Programmer

Brand New Shooter IP – UE5 - Remote Across the UK

Job Type
Salary on application

Do you have animation programming experience, and are seeking a new remote role in the UK? Our client is looking for a Lead Animation Programmer, and the role comes with an attractive salary and benefits package. 

As a Lead Animation Programmer, you will be uniquely situated to make substantial contributions to the game’s animation systems and features, both visually and technically. 

To give you an idea of how this Lead Animation Lead role will look and feel, these are some things you can expect to do: 

  • Support the animators in integrating their artwork into the game and achieving their quality standards 
  • Brainstorm and prototype new ideas and solutions 
  • Aid other teams in using the animation systems you have put in place to maintain a standard of performance and quality 
  • Be a point of contact for other teams, providing support to emerging gameplay features and systems 
  • Plan and prioritise upcoming work and backlog for you and your team 

To apply for this Lead Animation Programmer role, you will need to be fluent in C++ and have experience with animation systems. You will also require the following: 

  • Experience with UE4 game development 
  • Attention to detail and a passion for making quality products 
  • Good communication skills both verbal and written 

In return for your passion, collaborative approach and commitment, you will receive a generous salary and benefits package, and be joining a friendly and inclusive culture. 

To apply for this inclusive and collaborative full-time Lead Animation Programmer job, please contact Ryan from Skillsearch at rt@skillsearch.com today. 

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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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Ryan Templeman

Principal Game Development Consultant & Game Development Team Lead

Ryan leads our dev team, focusing on scouting out the best programmers in the industry! We think he’s working here mostly get his hands on new Lord of the Rings VR experiences as soon as they come out although, with his level of knowledge, maybe he should be helping make them instead!  He is one of the few people on the team that is a born and bred Brightonian. In fact he has never moved far - to the point where last time he moved, it was only 2 doors down from his old place!

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