Senior Animation Programmer - VR

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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.

Responsibilities :

-Join our animation technology team and work closely with game play teams across game projects.
-Maintain and extend existing animation components of CRYENGINE.
-Take active part in suggestion, prototyping, design & development of new features.
-Pitch your own ideas to improve CRYENGINE‘s animation system.
-Implementing well designed, robust, highly optimal new animation system features, integrating them into our existing animation, physics and AI systems.
-Independently research and develop improvements to continuously push our technology forward.
-Set development goals as part of a passionate team to shape the future of animation in games.
-Strong passion for VR and its potential as a new medium.


-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.
-Keep a positive team-oriented attitude.
-Be proactive and self-motivated, work without direct supervision.
-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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