Animation Programmer

4A Games,Posted 1 week ago

Full time


Relocate, Kyiv, Malta

What are you working on?
  • Genres: Adventure, Action, Shooter
For which tasks (responsibilities)?

We are seeking a talented Animation Programmer to join our team. The job will require supporting the Animation team in developing unique and stunning characters for a cutting-edge game targeting modern hardware. 

• Work directly with animators to prototype and deliver excellent combat, character locomotion, movement mechanics, and cinematics. 

• Collaborate daily with Designers and AI Programmers to build elegant solutions to challenging problems in complex game worlds. 

• Proactively come up with ideas on how to improve animation pipeline. 

• Proactively identify and fix bugs and performance problems in core engine and game systems. 

• Implement features taking care to write efficient code and with an eye to a quality end-user experience. 

• Write clean, professional, and maintainable code. 

• Troubleshoot complex problems as they arise and construct solutions to unforeseen design problems in a timely manner. 

• Writing necessary supporting documentation. 

What kind of professional are we looking for?
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in animation, AI, or a related programming field. 

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a AAA engine like Unreal Engine. 

    • At least one shipped AAA title. 

    • Proven experience in applying modern animation techniques such as Animation Layers, IK, and partial-body animation. 

    • Excellent communicator with strong verbal and written English skills. 

    • Minimum of 5 years’ experience writing, debugging, and optimizing C++. 

    • Advanced 3D math skills. 

    • Excellent problem solving and time management skills. 

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Computer Science or Engineering. 

    • Understanding of the full software development life cycle. 

    • Proactive attitude, self-direction, and motivation. 

    • Ability and discipline to execute on strict deadlines. 


  • Experience with cinematics and facial animation.

  • Experience with animation pipelines and character rigs.


4A Games

Company type: developer

Employees: 51-200

Platforms: PC, Console

Genres: Action, Adventure, Shooter

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