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Animation Programmer C++

  • Location: London, South East, UK
  • Salary/rate: Dependent on experience
  • Date posted: 19/11/18
  • Job reference: 6922
  • Permanent

Opportunity for an experienced Animation Programmer C++, to work with this studio that has enjoyed an unparalleled history of commercial and critical success, with 12 of its creations among the UK's Top 20 fastest-selling PC games of all time and five in the UK’s top 20 best-selling PC games of all time.

They look after their staff’s well-being with free gym membership, in-house massage therapy, a leading benefits package and a flexible working schedule that make the studio a relaxed and friendly place to work (there are five staff lunchtime football teams and a wide range of regular social events). They’re also very proud of having one of the lowest turnovers of staff in the industry.

The gig

You will be working on their animation engine, which is used across multiple projects and products for visualising games in 3D. Your focus will be on improving the visuals of the engine by improving motion and animation and you will be a key member involved with researching and implementing the required technologies to achieve this.

Key Responsibilities

Develop, extend, improve and maintain the animation engine, pipeline and tools.

Work closely and iterate with the engine, animation, graphics and tools teams across the studio to continuously improve it’s look and feel.

Help to research and implement new animation and simulation technologies as needed both independently and as part of multiple teams.

 

Knowledge, Skill and Experience

Experience designing and developing animation systems for a AAA title.

Strong academic background with a 2:1 degree or higher (or equivalent) in a relevant technical field, such as computer science, software engineering, mathematics or physics.

Excellent C++ programming skillset.

Very strong mathematical and analytical ability.

Good communication skills for effective collaboration with programmers, artists, animators and production staff.

 

Salary is dependent on experience but very competitive. CVs to simon.pittam@amiqus.com