Animation Programmer - CRYENGINE

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Crytek is looking for a 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 :

-Maintain and extend existing animation components of CRYENGINE. Take active part in design and development of new features.
-Set development goals as part of a passionate team to shape the future of CRYENGINE. Give work estimates and prioritize tasks in collaboration with peers and project management.
-Be up to date with recent developments and upcoming techniques in the field of character animation. Pitch your own ideas to improve CRYENGINE‘s animation system.
-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 :

-3+ years of professional game or similar programming experience.
-Fluency in C++, strong software engineering and debugging skills.
-Strong interest in creating animation technology.
-Experience solving animation and character related problems within game development.
-Basic familiarity with common player and AI game systems.
-Strong mathematical background.
-Excellent English communication and writing skills.
-Willing to relocate to Frankfurt am Main area, Germany.

Preferences :

-Experience developing character animation technology.
-Experience with performance optimization techniques.
-Experience with multi-threaded programming.
-Experience working with large codebases.
-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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