Senior Animation Programmer - CRYENGINE

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Crytek is looking for a Senior Animation Programmer to support the CryENGINE team in our Frankfurt, Germany based studio.

At Crytek we hire amazing people to make great things happen.

For over 15 years, we’ve been at the cutting-edge of computer graphics performance. We continually invest in our team and tech as we push the boundaries of the digital visual arts on the latest platforms.

Our award-winning CRYENGINE empowers developers and creatives at our own studios and licensees worldwide – from small indies to AAA powerhouses - to deliver unique experiences, create new worlds and ultimately make awesome games.

Join us and we’ll invent the future together.

Responsibilities :

-Own core animation systems of CRYENGINE, drive design and development of its new components.
-Set development goals as part of a passionate team to shape the future of CRYENGINE.
-Contribute your character animation expertise into the design of new, compelling features of CRYENGINE.
-Gather and incorporate feedback to meet the needs of artists and designers (including licensees, internal game teams and online community).
-Contribute to a public codebase. Keep in touch with community members, indie developers and professional peers to exchange knowledge and experience

Requirements :

-5+ years of professional game development or similar programming experience.
-Experience in creating animation technologies and integrating them for use in game development.
-Fluency in C++, strong software engineering and debugging skills.
-Experience with software profiling tools and performance optimization techniques.
-Experience with designing multi-threaded software architecture.
-Strong mathematical background.
-Excellent English communication and writing skills.
-Willing to relocate to Frankfurt am Main area, Germany.

Preferences :

-Experience with console programming.
-Experience working on game asset pipelines and tools.
-Experience with Maya or similar DCC tools.
-Experience with motion capture systems.
-Passion for making games.

What you can expect from us:

-A refreshing yet highly professional atmosphere in a diverse team.
-Flexible work time.
-Free public transportation ticket, which lets you use public transport free of charge 24/7.
-Free onsite German lessons for our employees and partners / spouses.
-Company language is English. Any additional language is a plus, but not a requirement.
-Extensive assistance with getting visa, work permits and communication with local authorities.
-Relocation support.
-A company apartment for your first few months and help in finding a private apartment....and many more!

About Crytek

Crytek is an independent videogame developer, publisher, and technology provider dedicated to pushing the boundaries of gaming with its cutting-edge 3D game development solution CRYENGINE. With headquarters in Frankfurt am Main (Germany) and studios in Kiev (Ukraine), Budapest (Hungary), Sofia (Bulgaria), Seoul (South Korea), Shanghai (China), and Istanbul (Turkey), Crytek has created multiple award-winning titles, including the original Far Cry, the Crysis series, Ryse: Son of Rome, Warface, and The Climb. Crytek delivers fun and innovative gaming experiences for PC, consoles, and VR and continues to grow its reach in the games-as-a-service market. Every Crytek game is created with CRYENGINE, which can be used by anyone to create games on a Pay What You Want business model.

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