Robert Half Gameplay Animator 2 in Bellevue, Washington
Robert Half's Gaming Studio Client is seeking an experienced and motivated Technical Animator, with a proven track record in collaborating with peers to develop and maintain gameplay animation systems that are used during gameplay which layer and blend animations made by animators. In this position, you are expected to work with our animation systems in UE5 to develop and support workflows that empower animators to achieve our animation quality goals, while also achieving our gameplay responsiveness and behavioral goals. It is important that you have good communication skills and able to collaboratively work with peers.
Typical Day in the Role:
Collaborate with peers in the design and implementation of animation state machines, behaviors, and runtime solutions, in a manner that is consistent with studio best practices
Collaborate with engineers and Leads in the creation of animation behavior tools and techniques that allow the building of complex movement systems in a manner that is easily accessible to content creators
Problem solve in-game animation implementation issues
Support the animation team with any technical animation issues they may have
Look for opportunities to improve our animation pipeline and provide solutions for technical animation efficiencies and issues
Be a positive and creative force in the team, working in a manner that supports and encourages a diverse and inclusive culture
Chance for flex hours or remote:
Open to remote workers who are willing to match the studios core hours – 10am-4pm PST.
Top 3 Must Haves:
3+ years of experience in AAA video game development
Real-time engine experience, ideally in Unreal creating animation blueprints (3+ years)
Experience with real-time animation systems (3+ years)
Must have 3+ years of experience in AAA video game development, working with real-time animation systems
Real-time engine experience, ideally in Unreal creating animation blueprints
Experience with Python is a benefit
Self-motivated, creative problem solver, great communicator
Ability to give and receive constructive feedback
Passion for the industry and an understanding of industry trends and technologies
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