Senior Technical Animator

AAA Growing Company - Award Winning Studio - Competitive Salary

Job Type
Salary on application

Our client is looking to recruit a Senior Technical Animator who can aid them in their mission. This full-time Senior Technical Animation role is based in Amsterdam and comes with a generous salary and benefits. 

As a Senior Technical Animator, you will collaborate with a multidisciplinary team to steer the implementation of engaging game features and systems for groundbreaking VR games and experiences. You will create custom rigs, scripts and tools to streamline the animation workflow and pipeline. 

In your first few weeks in this Senior Technical Animator role, you can expect to: 

  • Set up animation and character blueprints and tweak blend trees to animation perfection 
  • Work with and advise the animators, character artists, game designers and programmers 

To apply for this Senior Technical Animator role, you will need expertise in rigging and skinning, advanced knowledge of scripting languages in Maya (Python and MEL), and experience with facial animation and cinematic pipelines. You will also require the following: 

  • Experience with ART in Maya and Unreal Engine 4 
  • Affinity and experience with VR games 
  • Experience implementing, setting up and tweaking animations in a game engine (Unreal Engine 4 preferred) 
  • Ability to work with both hand-keyed and motion-captured animations 

In return for your dedication, collaboration and commitment, you will receive a generous salary and benefits package and join a welcoming and inclusive culture. 

Please reach out to our team today to apply or register your interest in this full-time Senior Technical Animator position in Amsterdam. They'd be thrilled to hear from you. We'd love to help you get your next role and enable you to fulfil your professional ambitions. 

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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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Ashley Baker

Principal Resourcing Consultant (Game Animation, Development & Marketing)

Ash is one of our Animation, Development & Marketing consultants, working on Joe's team to find the best candidates the market has to offer! However, being great at finding the best people the best jobs isn’t Ash’s only claim to fame... His first taste of success was when he featured in an ad for the Champion’s League! If a job in animation, development or marketing is your goal, get in touch with Ash today!

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