Senior Technical Animator

Posted: about 1 month
Art and Animation
Next great challenge is coming:

We are looking for a talented and experienced Technical Animator, who would contribute to improving our pipelines & workflow regarding the technical aspect of animation working on projects of the AAA level.

Becoming one of the Dragons you will:

  • Implementing characters & animations into Unreal Engine 4/5
  • Developing new and improving existing gameplay animation systems and animgraphs
  • Ensuring that the in-game animation setup is top-quality, and benefits the player’s experience in gameplay and visual perception
  • Master the engine and animation tools in terms of knowing the limits and propagating the corresponding changes to pipelines
  • Test work in-game to provide feedback and suggestions
  • Collaborate closely with engineers, animators, and designers, providing each other with support and brainstorming new ideas
  • Rigging and skinning characters and props
  • Work with physics systems for rigid/soft bodies, hair, and cloth

You’re a rockstar if you have:

  • Good skills in keyframe & motion capture animation
  • Ability to create tools and write scripts to help improve the animation pipeline
  • Experience with physics simulation on cloth, hair, and other physics items

Expectations are clear:

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in video game technical animation
  • Strong understanding of Node Based state machine creation and modification in UE4
  • Understanding of fundamental rigging & animation principles
  • Relevant software experience – Motionbuilder, Maya or Blender or 3Ds Max, and UE4
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate with Artists and Software Engineers
  • Ability to explain technical aspects to Animators, animation aspects to Engineers, and all aspects to Game Designers
  • Open-minded team player attitude
  • Passionate about playing and making video games

Grow with us, we’ve got you covered:

    • Competitive financial reward (yes, we are fair enough)
    • Challenges to raise your XPs score (professional trainings and conferences, internal mentorship)
    • Health insurance, paid vacation and sick leave
    • Culture of diversity & inclusion to unite the most outstanding talents
    • Community of people who understand your game passion

About Dragons Lake

Dragons Lake is a PC and console game development studio that provides advanced technical and creative services to support AAA titles production.

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