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Position: Senior Technical Animator – Netherlands – Permanent Contract – AAA Video Games
Employer: OPM Recruitment Ltd
Category: Animators
Location: The Netherlands
Salary: DOE
Date posted: Friday, April 14th 2017


Project: AAA Console Video Games


This 1st party developer for PS4 is known for making benchmark quality games since 2000! After the successful launch of their latest Action Adventure game on PS4 they are ready to expand their team on a new title! Are you ready to jump on board and challenge yourself whilst contributing to the markets most anticipated games?



Technical Animation Demo Reel demonstrating your rigs and (scripts where possible)
Professional experience in the games industry with more than one shipped AAA title, or an equivalent amount of experience from a related industry
You have experience working with game engines and game systems
You have a firm grasp of anatomy and mechanical rigging
You have excellent Maya skills
You are proficient with scripting languages Python (first), Maya Python API (second)


Work closely within the Technical Animation team to define processes & tools
You will help ensure that art and animation quality is not compromised by limitations of technical specifications and processes
You will assume responsibility for the creation of animation rigs, with an emphasis on ease of use for animators, while maintaining compatibility with and reusability in existing workflows and assets
You will oversee the rigging/skinning of a wide variety of assets, organic and inorganic, and drive the development of tools to aid in the speed of their development
You will research and develop new techniques, approaches and solutions as required;
You will incorporate skinning and the setup of procedural-driven systems into your day-to-day tasks.


A competitive salary
Generous relocation package
Bonus Scheme
Contributory Pension