Sr. Animation Programmer

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Areas of Expertise:
Art and Animation, Programming and Development
Eidos Montreal
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Eidos-Montréal represents the continuing evolution of an extraordinary enterprise. We remain true to our founding ethos: to assert ourselves as a studio the most talented developers and testers from all over the world want to call home. Nearing its fifth anniversary, the studio continues to progress with an ever-expanding community of diverse and talented individuals and with the advent of a third exciting project.

Our studio is all about the talented people who work here, and in recognition we have tried to create an exceptional environment to allow free thinking and creativity to flourish!


  • Collaborate closely with the animation team to develop breakthrough animation technologies.
  • Program the elements related to the game animation;
  • Work in collaboration with animators and tool programmers in order to improve the production processes;
  • Provide management and coaching for the Tools Programming team;
  • Work in collaboration with other Leads in order to determine the technological needs of the project while coping with the project constraints;
  • Manage and maintain a task planning system aimed at reaching the milestones of the project;
  • Evaluate and distribute tasks in the Tools Programming team based on the individual strengths and expertise of each team member;
  • Participate in the interview process for the Tools Programming team;
  • Optimize animation tools;
  • Establish the technical possibilities of the different functions requested by the animation team;
  • Ensure that newly developed systems function properly and respond to established needs.

Experience and Qualifications

  • University degree in programming, software engineering, computer engineering or equivalent training;
  • Senior Animation Programmer : 6+ years experience in the industry as an Animation Programmer;
  • A minimum of 1 published title– at least 1 as an Animation Programmer in the gaming industry;

Technical Skills

  • Excellent knowledge of C++;
  • Knowledge of animation principles;
  • Experience with plugins/scripting, 3dsmax/Maya is an asset;

Interpersonal Skills

  • Ability to manage time independently;
  • Ability to work as part of a team;
  • Maturity to give and receive constructive criticism is expected;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Motivation and Interests

Passion and ambition for video games are essential!

Contact Details:
Eidos Montreal
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Contact: The Recruitment Team

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