Technical Animation Director (F/M/NB)

Jul 11, 2023
Bordeaux, France
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

We are looking for a Animation Technical Director to join our next project, still unannounced.

Your responsibilities:

  • Participate in game and technical design meetings and determine the project’s technical animation needs;
  • Coordinate and act as the point of contact between the animation and programming teams;
  • Regularly communicate technical constraints and their rationales to the animation team;
  • Provide constant technical support for the tools and engine to every member of the animation team;
  • Supervise the design, integration, and validation of the in-game animations and cinematics in the engine and facial animation pipeline;
  • Be the technical point of contact for all technical animation issues;
  • Experienced Technical Animator who has been part of shipping one or more games
  • Skilled programmer, typically in Python, and experienced in plugin authoring
  • Craft leader with good understanding of animation principles, rigging, skinning and motion capturing 
  • Excellent technical knowledge of the main 3D softwares  – Maya is a plus
  • Excellent knowledge of Python
  • Excellent knowledge of C#
  • Excellent knowledge of Human Anatomy
  • Ability to write technical documentation
  • Good ability to teach and mentor
  • A passion for Videogame development

Skills and competencies show up in different forms and can be based on different experiences, that's why we strongly encourage you to apply even though you may not have all the requirements listed above.


·        Phone Interview with a recruiter

·        Interview(s) with our internal teams

·        Final interview with the project manager

If your application is not retained, you will receive a negative answer.

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