Technical Animator

Next-Gen Unreal Title – Well Established Studio – Growing AAA Team

Location
Guildford
Employment Type
Permanent
Salary
Salary on application
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Technical Animator in Guildford

Are you a talented and experienced Technical Animator looking for an opportunity to join a AAA studio? Do you like the sound of working on challenging and unique projects? If this sounds like you, keep reading!

As a Technical Animator at this studio in Guildford, you will own the runtime animation setup and look after performance of characters and the pipelines for creating game animations. Within this role you will also act as a bridge between technical and creative disciplines, driving quality and innovation in all aspects.

This BAFTA-winning studio has an impressive reputation for creating unique storytelling and VR experiences for their audience. With a critically acclaimed title under their belt and some exciting next-gen games in the making, the future certainly looks bright for the team here. As a member of the team you will be working on some challenging and rewarding projects in a supportive and inclusive environment.

Technical Animator responsibilities:

  • Define and implement runtime animation systems
  • Test visual performance of animation assets
  • Foresee issues and communicate them to department leads
  • Be a bridge between technical and creative disciplines
  • Critique assets to facilitate continuous improvement

Essential requirements for this role in Guildford:

  • Excellent understanding of runtime animation systems such as state machines, IK and physics
  • Experience with animation and character pipelines
  • Unreal Engine experience would be beneficial

Are you up for the challenge of this role? If you think you might be a good fit, get in touch with Joe on jm@skillsearch.com to discuss the opportunity and have your application considered. Alternatively, apply online by submitting your CV in the form below now.

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: Technical Animator, Game Animator, Animation, Unreal Engine, AAA Games, Guildford Jobs

A little bit about the city: Guildford

Located in a beautiful spot in between London and England’s south coast, Guildford is a busy market town that has been recently updated to be home to some great modern facilities such as an award-winning sport centre, including an ice rink and athletics stadium. However, there is still some culture to be explored in this city, with its historic buildings, beautiful parks and a theatre. Sitting on top of a central hill, Guildford Cathedral looks over the city whilst being surrounded by beautiful, picturesque scenery, making for some great exploring. Situated just outside of London, Guildford is a short 35-minute journey into the capital by train, so is ideally positioned so you are not too far away from a day trip to the big 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.

Whilst we would love to respond to every application due to the high numbers we receive we cannot guarantee this.

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Senior VFX and Animation Consultant Joe McKernan

Joe is our Animation and VFX Consultant, his passion for the latter springing from being blown away by the effects in Star Wars at a young age. His love hasn’t wavered and Joe always seems to bring out a new Star Wars t shirt every dress down we have! We are lucky to have him considering that he once got stuck half way up a mountain in Borneo so now he goes for flatter holidays – most recently driving across America in a Mustang.

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