Senior Technical Artist (Animation)

AAA Studio 25 years Making Iconic Games - Exciting Unannounced Project - Great Benefits

Job Type
Salary on application
17 days ago

Skillsearch is helping a games studio find an experienced Senior Technical Artist to join their talented team of developers! This full-time Senior Technical Artist role, focusing on animation is based in Bellevue, Washington, and offers a generous salary and excellent benefits. 

As a Senior Technical Artist, you will drive technical solutions and work with cross-functional teams to ensure the seamless integration of art, design, and technology in the studio's games. You'll attend mocap shoots and help support with any technical needs. Outside of shoot days, you’ll help core gameplay with animation graphs and ingest animations into the engine. 

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

  • Develop, implement, and maintain mocap pipelines and tools, both in-engine and externally 
  • Work with animators and engineers to integrate animation content into the gameplay systems 
  • Mentor, guide, and share knowledge with other technical artists on the team 
  • Provide technical support during the shoots and design, architect and maintain animation graphs in the engine. 

To be considered for this role, you must have professional game development experience as a Senior Technical Artist, or equivalent, with an understanding of both Technical Art and Character Animation. You will also need: 

  • Working knowledge of Unreal Engine, as well as Motion Builder and Maya 
  • Experience with Unreal Engine Animation Graph 
  • An understanding of Mocap, to be able to assist during mocap shoots 
  • Well-versed in gameplay animation system and modern animation techniques. 

If you’re looking to impact and create change positively, you'll be rewarded with an excellent salary and benefits package for your inclusive and committed approach. 

Please reach out to Dan from our team today at to apply and register your interest in this full-time Senior Technical Artist (Animation) position in Bellevue. 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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Daniel Everett

Game Art Consultant - North America

Dan works with Joe and his team working to find the best Game Artists in North America the job they’ve been waiting for! He’s a big gamer himself, so you can be sure you’re in good hands if Dan’s looking after you, just don’t bring up Deathtrap Dungeon as playing that game on PS1 many years ago has left him scarred for life! Get in touch with Dan for Art opportunities in North America.

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