Senior Animation Engineer – Manchester, UK

Job Description

Senior Animation Engineer

Manchester, UK 

This studio's goal is to facilitate clients through technology and engaging experiences, which all culminates in a drive to make great games.

They have built a network of professionals who are both game players and game makers, delivering industry leading services and tools through a supporting website. They even provide advice to help make a video game shine; and they're having fun whilst they do it!

What will your day-to-day include?

  • Work within a dynamic new studio with a focus on technical excellence and exciting projects
  • Create great games efficiently with best-in-class technology in a culture of collaboration and excellence with a good work-life balance
  • Join a company at the foundation level, to help build a centre of technical excellence in the games industry
  • Have a recognised contribution to the studio

As the new Senior Animation Engineer, you will be working on in-house tech/projects as well as contracts as required.

What will your main responsibilties be?

  • Design, implement, and maintain the core systems that bring the game vision to life
  • Create scalable software solutions for video games
  • Create or Improve existing animation tools
  • Blend run-times to empower content creators

The skills and XP you'll need to succeed:

  • 5+ years of C++ experience
  • Understand game engine animation pipelines
  • Knowledge of scripting languages
  • Understand object orientated design principles
  • Ability to quickly learn new systems
  • Strong debugging skills
  • Understanding of applied linear algebra and inverse kinematics
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills

You'll earn BONUS POINTS for the following:

  • Python, MEL, and/or C# language experience
  • A history of working with low-level animation constructs: compression, blend trees, and inverse kinematics

Are you Interested in this role?

Get in touch!

Email jordan@aswift.com or call +44 (0)1709 834777

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