Senior Technical Animator – London, UK

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Job Description

Senior Technical Animator 

CCP – London, UK

CCP London are on the lookout for a Senior Technical Animator to join their talented team! In this role, you'll be responsible for the design and technical implementation of character and vehicle animations. You'll solve any technical issues related to art/animation production, and in close cooperation with the Design, Concept, and Art, you'll work on improving the existing pipelines and developing new tools to assist and expedite asset and animation creation.

Your role and responsibilities will include…

  • Creating and implementing in-game animations as an integral part of the asset delivery pipelines
  • Working with Concept, Design, and Art team to collaboratively bring characters and vehicles to life
  • Developing technical animation pipelines and tools to deliver cutting edge animations
  • Creating automated animation setups and rigs
  • Mentoring junior/intermediate staff by giving constructive and creative feedback and support
  • Contributing dynamic elements and visual effects to static assets in a meticulous manner in many formats
  • Creating intricate but conceptually sound animations that level up the player experience
  • Defining how elements within projects will interact, build, transition, and function from the concept stage to final implementation
  • Creatively and proactively solving resource-restricted tech challenges while working on the art assets that make it in-game

The skills and experience you'll need…

  • Comprehensive knowledge of 3DS Max/Maya and Photoshop
  • Expertise using Motion Builder
  • A background in creating art assets for PC games using 3DS Max/Maya
  • Proficiency in MaxScript/MEL
  • At least three years of professional development in the game development industry
  • Strong understanding of character and vehicle animation pipelines
  • Self-driven, responsible, and detail-oriented person
  • Passion for computer games
  • Ability to adapt to new technologies
  • Strong passion for making the best damn space sim ever
  • Must be open to input, and a team player
  • Unreal Engine specialisation

Interested? Of course you are!

Don't hesitate to get in touch!

Email or call +44 (0)1709 834777

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