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Senior Technical Animator – Amsterdam, NL


Aardvark Swift


Amsterdam, Netherlands


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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!

Keep Calm and waka waka...