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Senior Technical Animator

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Senior Technical Animator in San Francisco, United States

  • Ubisoft
  • Full time
  • Senior
  • Email
  • San Francisco, United States
  • 30/04/2021
  • Report

 

 

WHAT YOU'LL DO

 

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Work with animators, engineers and artists to define, create, maintain, and streamline the animation/asset pipeline
  • Create and maintain tools to improve and support the animation pipeline
  • Participate in R&D into current and emerging animation technologies
  • Create and maintain clear documentation on tools, methods, training, processes, and engine constraints for future reference and consultation
  • Mentor technical animators

 

 

 

WHAT YOU WILL BRING

 

Qualifications

 

 

  • Shipped AAA console/PC title(s) as a Technical Animator
  • Experience in game development, and on projects with character animation
  • A thorough knowledge with body and face rigs and tools creation
  • Excellent and detail-oriented problem solving ability
  • In-depth understanding of game engines and state machines
  • Extensive knowledge of procedural runtime animation solutions such as IK / Ragdoll / Retargeting
  • Self-motivated, and a great team-player.

 

 

Skills

 

  • A Thorough knowledge of established game engine technologies
  • Excellent knowledge of one or more scripting languages (Python, MAXScript, MEL, C#, etc.)
  • Extensive Knowledge of animation software such as Motionbuilder/Maya.

 

 

 

 

 

WHAT YOU'LL GET

 

 

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Employer HSA contribution to fully cover your deductible (with enrollment in a HSA eligible medical plan)
  • 401k match
  • Paid vacation, holiday and wellness time
  • Fitness, physical challenge, and eSports competition reimbursements
  • Ginger emotional support app for you and your adult dependents with up to 10 sessions per year of video-based therapy and psychiatry services
  • Membership to One Medical
  • Rocket Lawyer online legal service membership
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid time off to volunteer
  • Pawternity – paid time off to bond with a newly adopted pet
  • Sabbatical leave available after 5 years of employment
  • Access to all of the latest Ubisoft games for PC
  • Generous discount on new Ubisoft games

 

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