Technical animator

Beatshapers,Posted 3 weeks ago


Full time

$1,500 - $3,000 / Month

Relocate, Remote, Kyiv


Beatshapers Ltd
is focused on creating high-quality and immersive entertainment across gaming consoles, (current and next-gen) XR, and other interactive platforms of the future. Although most of our current projects are behind closed doors, our portfolio and 26 past console game releases expose our experience in Cloud streaming interactions, Virtual and Mixed Reality.

Beatshapers creates game products for companies worldwide in-house from beginning to end and develops our own cutting-edge internal projects.

Our most recent works: Mission ISS, Fantastic Beasts VR, Transformers VR, Google Cloud Anchors demo, TWD, unannounced PS5 / XBX title.

What are you working on?
  • The name of the project(s): Next-gen game based on very big IP, ps5, xbox, series X|S
  • At what stage of the project(s)? В разработке
  • Genres: Adventure
  • Platforms: Console
Team size and structure?


For which tasks (responsibilities)?


  • Applying a deep understanding of Unreal Engine 4 animation and sequencer systems to meet the requirements of the game, extend the functionality, and suggest new approaches

  • (Plus) Setting up assets in Unreal Engine 4; including cloth and physics

  • Prototyping animations using Xsens motion capture suites

  • Take animation from initial concept through to implementation in Unreal Engine 4 using our animation blueprint system

  • Experience in high-quality animations for cutscenes and cinematics

  • Assisting with pipeline tools and working with engine and project leads on continuous improvement of those engine tools

  • Understanding of animation requirements for an action game (sharpness, telegraph timings, combat actions timings, etc.)

What kind of professional are we looking for?


  • You have an animation reel showing key-framed character and creature animations

  • Strong experience with Maya and gameplay systems, and at least one shipped title

  • Good instincts for realistic and stylized motions

  • Familiarity with the Unreal Engine 4 art pipeline

  • Related skills; such as modeling, skinning, rigging

  • Experience working with mocap data

  • Ability to create tools and write scripts to help improve the animation pipeline

  • Working together with game designers, concept artists, and character modelers on the aesthetic of the movement and gameplay-specific animation timing

Why do we enjoy working here?

We offer:

  • competitive salary & benefits package

  • perfect working conditions and a great team to work with

What are the conditions and bonuses?

Working conditions:

  • Monday to Friday;

  • Full-time;

  • Work in the office and / or home office;

  • 21 business days of vacation per year & days off and sick leave coverage

The selection process

Our recruiting process is short: Technical interview only. If you're interested in a position please send your resume to


Company type: product, developer, publisher

Employees: 11-50

Platforms: PC, Console, VR/AR

Genres: Action, Racing, Role-playing, Strategy, Shooter, Arcade

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