Animation Tech Programmer (Hybrid - Brighton, Copenhagen, Malmö, Barcelona)

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Posted 25 March 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
DisciplineGames Programming
Contact NameAdam Perry

Job description

IO Interactive, are searching for an Animation Tech Programmer to join their backbone team as they currently spearhead two exciting game projects, Project 007 and Project Fantasy. In these two projects IO Interactive is gearing up for ground-breaking developments.

Project 007 introduces a fresh James Bond video game with a completely original storyline, while Project Fantasy is an ambitious new IP set to revolutionize the online fantasy RPG genre on console and PC.

In the midst of these dynamic projects, you’ll be contributing to the advancement of the state-of-the-art proprietary game development engine, Glacier.

This role can be worked on a hybrid basis from any of the IO Interactive studios in Brighton, Copenhagen, Malmö, or Barcelona.

Your responsibilities…
  • Undertake the development of the new system by crafting runtime code and facilitating the transition of gameplay features from the current system
  • Provide crucial assistance in training and supporting animators and content creators to optimize the new system for efficient realization of their creative visions
  • Collaborate closely with R&D engineers to seamlessly integrate cutting-edge features, ensuring their effective coexistence with more traditional approaches
The skills and experience you'll bring to the role... 
  • Demonstrated expertise in animation programming gained from AAA games or indie games utilizing innovative animation techniques
  • Proficiency in C++
  • Strong foundation in mathematics, especially in linear algebra
  • Master’s degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering
IO Interactive stands as an independent video game development and publishing company. Serving as the creative force behind some of the most notable multiplatform video games over the past decade, IO Interactive is dedicated to crafting unforgettable characters and experiences, all powered by their award-winning, proprietary Glacier technology.

Recognizing that achieving their goals necessitates courage, talented individuals, and an outstanding working environment, IO Interactive does their utmost to ensure the presence of all three. Across their diverse studios, they are actively engaged in multiple projects. Crucially, they function as one unified team, valuing the contributions and impact that each person brings to the table. IO Interactive actively encourages new ideas and listens to insights along the way.

With a dedicated team of People Managers overseeing individual and employee well-being, IO Interactive takes pride in their diverse workforce of over 40 nationalities. Recognized for their friendly workplace and highly talented individuals, they actively cultivate an environment that fosters creativity and collaboration.