Technical Animator

Nov 15, 2022
Sydney, Canada
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work
  • Collaborate with all production teams to answer questions and solve complex technical and animation-related issues, identify, and communicate risks, share feedback and best practices while maintaining a balance between creative vision and technical constraints
  • Produce and maintain documentation on tools, methods, processes, and engine limits for consultation and future reference
  • Support content production animation teams in achieving top visual quality and performance
  • Developing technical tools and solutions to solve performance, ease workflow and animation production
  • Identify and develop animation-pipeline optimizations and tools for new and existing production workflow
  • Optimize memory and game performance by realizing animation and gameplay intentions within project constraints
  • Actively seek opportunities to improve the game(s) performance
  • Create technical benchmarks to be used in production, implement optimizations and monitor the performance of the game
  • Work with Animation Leads, Technical Directors, and QA to ensure that all art content conforms to technical requirements
  • Produce and maintain documentation on tools, methods, processes, and engine limits for consultation and future reference
  • Help build a community of best practice and support within a multi discipline team
  • Mid level of experience and in working on Tech Animation in a console or PC game development pipeline
  • Provide technical support for animation teams and animation pipelines
  • Scripting languages and programming concepts – python knowledge an advantage
  • Industry standard DCC tools and workflows, for animation and rigging content
  • Knowledge and experience working with Game editors and engines
  • Knowledge and understanding of animation systems, state machines, blend trees, etc
  • Ability to profile, identify and address animation production bottlenecks
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to write clear and concise technical documentation for technical and non-technical audience
  • Being creative (original and resourceful in finding solutions)
  • Great communication skills, and a proactive and solution-oriented attitude
  • Ability to communicate constructively with positivity and respect for others


  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Choice of paid parking or public transport expenses
  • Paid parental leave
  • Quarterly Rostered Days Off (in addition to Annual Leave)
  • Paid time off to volunteer

Ubisoft is committed to enriching player’s lives with original and memorable gaming experiences. We create worlds where people can express themselves, explore and discover new possibilities.

Are you looking to work with enthusiastic experts who are tackling game-changing challenges in entertainment and beyond? At Ubisoft, we offer an open environment where bright ideas are given a chance to shine, and everyone is eager to share knowledge.

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.

At Ubisoft, you can come as you are. We embrace diversity in all its forms. We’re committed to fostering a work environment that is inclusive and respectful of all differences. Ubisoft is committed to creating an inclusive work environment that reflects the diversity of our player community. We are an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability status.

Take entertainment to the next level. Join us and create the unknown.

This role can be either onsite or remote (within Australia).
We do not sponsor VISA or relocation. 

We do not accept any unsolicited resumes submitted by staffing or placement agencies or recruiters

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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