Senior Animation Programmer - VR

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Programming and Development
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Crytek is looking for a Senior Animation Programmer to support our team on a virtual reality project in our Frankfurt, Germany studio.


-Maintain and extend the development of our current character/creature animation system.
-Work with project systems& act as intermediately for character systems between different team members, including AI, animators & character control.
-Write technical design and software design documentation.
-Experiment with new and upcoming character animation technologies.


-At least 6 years of programming experience with emphasis on character animation.
-Completion of at least 2 character based games.
-Strong math background.
-Excellent C/C++ programming skills.
-Strong 3D maths and computer graphics skills.
-Experience in IK/FK systems and Facial animation.
-Familiarity with compression schemes for animation data.
-Familiarity with large and dynamically extensible applications.
-Ability to work within a schedule.
-Ability to work well as part of a creative team.
-Self-motivated with a strong work ethic.
-Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in Math or Computer Science, or Software Engineering.
-Solid English communication and writing skills.
-Keep a positive team-oriented attitude.
-Be proactive and self-motivated, work without direct supervision.
-Willing to relocate to Frankfurt am Main area, Germany.


-Programming experience on consoles (including at least one of Sony PS4, Microsoft XBOX 1 or Wii U), or in film character animation.
-Experience with script languages.
-Familiarity with 3ds Max / Maya studios.
-Passionate about making games.
-Familiarity with any facial animation systems.
-Familiarity with procedural animation systems.
-Familiarity for VR.

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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