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Animation Programmer - C++ Video Games

Job Title: Animation Programmer - C++ Video Games
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Guildford, Surrey
Industry:
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
REF: BB/15125/B/JR/160420_1587026385
Contact Name: CSR Dev Team
Contact Email: CSR.Dev@client-server.com
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

Animation Programmer (C++ Video Games Unreal 4 Unity 3D Maths). Would you like to combine your passion for technology and games in an industry-leading games development company? You could join the accomplished team who have harnessed the power of Unreal Engine 4 to build a suite of world-class systems that underpin their collection of world-class games.

As an Animation Programmer, you'll take ownership of developing systems that will take the character interaction and locomotion forward to the next generation. You'll work with Unreal Engine 4's animation and sequencer systems to meet the requirements of the game, where you'll be granted the freedom to extend the functionality and suggest new approaches where you see fit.

In this Animation Programmer role, you'll be responsible for achieving realistic human animation through combining animations, IK and other bespoke skeletal control systems and will have the opportunity to make your mark and get involved with all stages of asset production, from specification to platform-specific challenges.

This is an exciting time to join, they are embarking on an exciting growth project and have Hollywood production values in their sights, so in this Animation Programmer role you'll be supporting them to design and create the best content possible, to magnify the player experience.

This Animation Programmer role would suit a passionate technologist, someone who is looking to refine and develop their skills in a world-class development environment and work on games that will be used by thousands of people.

Requirements:
*You are a strong C++ and have contributed to shipped games on PC / Console / Mobile
*You're passionate about animation and have a good knowledge of multiple game systems (e.g. player control, runtime)
*You're committed to producing high quality code and high-fidelity characters
*You have strong 3D Maths skills, and broad knowledge of its theory and application
*You're a confident, self-assured communicator who is happy to work with teams business-wide
*You're passionate about video games!
*Desirable: detailed knowledge of SDK and technical requirements of PS4, XB One, PC / knowledge of animation systems e.g. using blend trees, state machines, procedural systems

In this Animation Programmer role you'll earn a highly competitive salary (to £65k) plus a comprehensive benefits package. You'll be based at offices in Guildford a very short walk from a mainline train station.

If you're interested in this Animation Programmer (C++ Video Games Unreal 4 Unity 3D Maths) role, apply now or get in touch today to find out more.

*Please note: this company is able to conduct an entirely remote interview process during the current circumstances*