Gameplay Technical Animator

Location: Guildford, GB

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Requisition Number: 150716

Position Title: Contingent

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Gameplay Technical Animator

What a gameplay technical animator does at Criterion:

A gameplay technical animator is responsible for setting up features in our proprietary animation system. They will work closely with other animators, programmers and designers to bring a feature to the highest level of quality.

 

A gameplay technical animator will be responsible for the following:

  • Create and maintain state machines with a focus on simplicity and accessibility.
  • Identify the type and number of animations needed for a feature.
  • Set up animations for in-game use (placing tags, putting animations in the right databases, etc.)
  • Find the cause and best solution for game bugs.
  • Implement procedural animation techniques, like foot-planting and hand IKs.
  • Ensure that their features fit well with other features and the overall animation design.

 

A gameplay technical animator will need the following :

  • Experience with animation state machines
  • A background in animation
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Attention to details and conventions

 

Other useful qualities and skills:

  • Familiarity with animation software, like Maya or MotionBuilder.
  • Familiarity with programming (like python) or visual scripting (like Unreal Blueprints)

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Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.

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Date Opened: 2018-06-05 08:29:23.717

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