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Animation Programmer Expiring soon

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Crytek

Competitive

Frankfurt, Germany

Germany

Programming

ASAP

04/08/2022

Junior-Associate

Permanent | Full Time

Yes

We are looking for an experienced Animation Programmer to join the CRYENGINE team. You would help us to maintain and improve our animation code and the pipeline and editors to support it.

Our goal is to provide a comprehensive engine solution with high performance and a modular design that is easily accessible by users.

*For a careful evaluation of your application, we kindly request you to send us your resume, a cover letter and additional work samples that might be relevant.*

Relocation & Remote Work

Although we believe living close to our studio helps foster team spirit and stronger bonds between team members, we understand that people have different needs and expectations for their place of residence. You have a choice of three location options, allowing you to work with Crytek from anywhere you wish:

1. Come to our modern headquarters in Frankfurt and receive an attractive relocation package and have access to all of our benefits.

2. If you are already living in a European Union member state, we are able to offer you a permanent work contract and allow you to work remotely as an employee from there.

3. If you are interested in full-time remote work in any other country outside of the European Union, we can offer you a freelance contract arrangement.

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Responsibilities

  • Support and extend the existing animation framework and tools.
  • Work closely with animators, artists, designers and programmers to improve the animation system and help them in its application and tuning.
  • Stay up to date with recent developments and techniques in computer animation.
  • Design and develop new features and integrate them with existing animation, physics, and AI systems.
  • Plan development in coordination with project management.
  • Write clear, maintainable and robust code.
  • Test, debug, profile, optimize and document your implementations.


Requirements
  • Support and extend the existing animation framework and tools.
  • 3+ years of programming experience in animation system development.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
  • Advanced programming skills in C++.
  • Strong software engineering and debugging skills.
  • Good 3D math skills.
  • Experience with standard animation technology (IK/FK, blend trees, animation compression, character animation, crowd systems, physically based procedural animation etc.).
  • Ability to learn and master a large existing code base.
  • Ability to research and learn about new techniques and adapt them to project requirements.
  • Good communication skills and ability to work effectively on shared projects with animators, artists, designers, testers, and other developers.


Pluses
  • Programming experience with animation code in a game engine development.
  • Familiarity with content generation tools such as Maya, 3dsMax etc.
  • Experience working on game asset pipelines and tools.
  • Experience with procedural animations and simulation.
  • Experience with multi-threading.
  • Experience with console programming.


What you can expect from us

Home Office

Work-life balance is not just a hollow term for us. At Crytek, we offer you the option to either work from home or in our studio.

Career Path

Your professional development is important to us, so we have laid out a career plan to help you progress towards your goals and objectives.

Company Apartment

To help you get settled, we provide you with a fully furnished company apartment during your first three months in Frankfurt.*

Relocation Support

We offer a relocation budget and full coverage of flights to Frankfurt for you and your family.

You can expect extensive assistance with visa, work permits, and communication with authorities during the relocation process, as well as help settling into Germany (e.g. setting up appointments with banks, government agencies, schools, landlords, finding apartments etc.).*



Public Transport Pass

Discover Frankfurt by bus, tram and metro - free of charge.*

Gym Card

A healthy body is a healthy mind. We offer a membership at the premium gym chain Fitness First in Germany. Work out, join group fitness classes, or relax in the wellness facilities.

International Environment

We truly embody diversity at Crytek. With employees from over 42 different countries, we define ourselves by our cultural diversity.

German Classes

Understanding the local culture will make your stay abroad more enjoyable, and Crytek supports that by offering German language courses for you and your family.

Vacation Days

At our Frankfurt office you can enjoy 24 days of vacation per year, and every 2 years you get 1 more (up to a maximum of 28 days). You will also have on average 10 public holidays on top of the days you take off. If you are working from another country, local standards apply.

*only applicable to employees in Frankfurt.



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