Permanent | Full Time
Senior Technical Animator
Force Field - Amsterdam, NL
Want to work on some of the highest quality VR games out there? This is definitely your chance to do that!
Do you enjoy working closely cross-discipline with Animators, Modelers, Designers, and Programmers? Do you know all about rigging, skinning, scripting, tool building, and animation implementation in a game engine? If so, this could be the opportunity for you!
Your new workplace has a culture that values a healthy work-life balance, and is one of the world's leading VR and AR development studios. On top of this, you'll be based in the centre of cultural Amsterdam! The studio has a history of being at the cutting edge of VR, pushing boundaries with games and business experiences for big industry names such as Microsoft, EA, Samsung, and Amazon.
Now they're busy creating another range of spectacular content, and they need YOUR help to do it!
Your day-to-day will include (amongst other things):
Working in Maya to create custom rigs, scripts, and tools to streamline the animation workflow and pipeline
Developing within UE4, doing setup animation and character Blueprints, tweaking blend trees to animation perfection
Working with and advising the Animators, Character Artists, Game Designers, and Programmers
The skills and XP you'll need to succeed in this role include:
An expert in rigging and skinning
Excellent knowledge of scripting languages in Maya (Python or MEL) or C# / C++
Experience with ART in Maya and UE4
In return for your skills, Force Field is offering:
A company culture that values a healthy work-life balance
Studio located in the heart of Amsterdam
Flexible working hours
Benefits according to experience and role
26 Standard vacation days, with an option to buy five more
An on-site canteen offering an inexpensive healthy lunch
Up to 30% income tax reduction for eligible ex-pats
Relocation cost compensation depending on your situation
Free pension plan
Free train commuting when living outside of Amsterdam
Group activities and an annual VR game jam
Friday afternoon drinks
The latest VR hardware which you can borrow and take home
Want to learn more about this position? Get in touch!
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