Senior Technical Animator

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Posted 02 March 2022
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NameJordan Langley

Job description

CI Games are search for a talented and experienced Senior Technical Animator to work on their thrilling new instalment in the Sniper Ghost Warrior franchise!

Your role and responsibilities will include...

  • Creating high fidelity animation rigs
  • Researching latest technical breakthroughs related to animations and motions within Unreal Engine 4
  • Helping define and establish agreed technical constraints together with the Tech Lead for internal and outsourcing teams
  • Working closely with the animation lead to facilitate the creation of pipelines for animation
  • Supervising internal and external animation deliveries to meet technical requirements for animation
  • Collaborating with internal and external teams to secure deliverables of properly rigged characters, and associated technical animation requirements
  • Performing rig fixes and troubleshooting during production, and overseeing the skinning of a wide variety of characters
  • Provide ongoing informal and structured technical feedback to colleagues to maintain high standards of quality
  • Helping ensure that art and animation quality remain uncompromised by limitations of technical processes
  • Contributing to the estimation, planning, and prioritisation of tasks

The skills and experience you'll need...

  • Credits on at least one PC/Console AA quality title in a related position
  • Open and collaborative attitude towards all team members and outsourcing teams
  • Problem-solving mindset
  • Knowledgeable of Unreal Engine 4 character creation and animation pipelines
  • Comprehensive understanding of technologies and animation trends in modern gaming
  • Expertise integrating physics-based elements within characters (clothes, hair, etc.)
  • A willingness to embrace cooperation with outsourcing partners for animation, characters and rigs
  • Excellent communication skillset in verbal and written English