Senior Technical Animator

Games Factory Talents,Posted 2 months ago


Full time


Relocate, Aalborg

We are Games Factory Talents - we help Talents from all over the world to land a dream job at a Games studio in Europe or remotely.

Our client - Slipgate Ironworks is looking for a Technical Animator.

Want to work with one of the biggest Danish video game companies making old-school action games alongside passionate, emphatic, and amazing colleagues? Join our client's studio Slipgate Ironworks!
This is the onsite position with relocation to Aalborg, Denmark.

For which tasks (responsibilities)?
  • In-game implementation and optimization of gameplay animation features and assets in cooperation with Gameplay Animators and Designers.

  • Developing and improving in-game animation systems and tools in cooperation with Animation Programmers.

  • Prototyping the visual part of new gameplay mechanics in cooperation with Gameplay Animators and Designers.

  • Animation assets updates using Maya, MotionBuilder or Python batch tools.

  • Establishing and maintaining the animation pipeline, folders, naming conventions, and engine-related structures.

What kind of professional are we looking for?
  • 3+ years of experience with keyframe animation and motion capture data, animation principles and body mechanics.

  • Knowledge of Animation and implementation in Unreal Engine.

  • Experience with establishing a pipeline for Animation and being the link between teams.

  • Understanding of modern animation graphs techniques, state machines, Blend Trees, Blendspaces and Procedural Animation constructions.

  • Knowledge of next-gen game animation systems architecture.

  • Basic knowledge of Coding and/or Scripting (C++, C#, Python), to be able to read and update game code and scripts.

  • Good communication and problem solving skills.

What are the conditions and bonuses?
  • This is the onsite position with relocation to Aalborg, Denmark.

  • Slipgate Ironworks’ studio is characterised by Danish working culture, a flat organisation with a high team spirit, where we get excited about new ideas no matter who brings them up.

About our client:

Slipgate Ironworks is a game development studio located in Aalborg, Denmark. They are fans of old school action and strategy games with multiple titles in development, and they are soon beginning development on a new AAA title based on a cult classic. If not yet, then checkout some of their games such as Rise of the Triad, Rad Rodgers, and most recently Ion Fury, GRAVEN and WRATH: Aeon of Ruin.

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