Job description

Animation Programmer - C++ - AAA Action Shooter - Remote (UK)

  1. Permanent
  2. £30 - 40,000, £50 - 60,000
  3. UK
  4. Animation Programmer
Dependent on experience
Posting date: 18/05/2021
  1. Permanent
  2. £30 - 40,000, £50 - 60,000
  3. UK
  4. Animation Programmer

Exciting opportunity for an Animation Programmer to work on a ground-breaking next generation PvP shooter project with a Games as a Service focus. This is a AAA quality original IP at an exciting stage! The opportunity is to join at the earliest stages of a multi-year development and help shape an incredible new game experience. 

The project is a huge multi-platform next generation action shooter experience with a heavy focus on Games as a Service, looking to bring unique mechanics and a bombastic tone to blow the doors off and bring something new to the genre!


Prototype, implement, iterate and polish world class character animation and locomotion

Be a point of contact for TA, artists and other coders for the systems you create and maintain

Take full ownership of one or multiple game systems



Strong knowledge of, and experience of programming in C++

Thorough knowledge of Unreal Engine Animation Graph, custom animation nodes, behaviour trees

Experience in debugging, profiling and optimising CPU performance of large real-time oriented systems

General software engineering knowledge, such as OOP, design patterns & API development

Confidence working with 3D maths, vectors, matrices, linear algebra

Previous experience as an Animation Programmer on at least one shipped PC or Console title, and a passion for character animation.



An intuition for, and interest in, ‘game feel’

Experience with Console development



Private Healthcare Plan

Bonus Scheme to 7.5%

25 days Holiday Allowance plus Christmas shutdown, Public holidays

Pension Plan

Work remotely within the UK

Training & Development

Employee Assistance Programme - Counselling


Salary is dependent on experience but very competitive, CVs to
Simon Pittam our consultant managing the role

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