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Animator

Epic Games

Manchester, United Kingdom 6 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
ART

What We Do

Push your artistic talent to the limit on a team of world-class environment, character and concept artists who strive to innovate and inspire.

What You'll Do

While MetaHuman has made great strides toward democratizing the creation of high-quality digital humans and made it possible for indie and even individual creators to create results that were before possible only with AAA budgets, our next ambition is even bigger. We want to give this ability to players across the world.

In this role, you will
• Work with motion capture data to animate to the highest standards of client and internal projects
• Creating realistic facial animation whilst utilizing and manipulating motion capture data derived from facial animation solves
• Apply hand-key animation knowledge to push performances beyond the scope of the actor
• Work with the Animation Lead to address any fixes to hit the high-quality bar

What we're looking for
• Minimum 2 years of AAA games industry experience working in cutscenes, cinematic or equivalent
• Production experience on current generation consoles and/or PC
• Advanced knowledge of Maya and other 3D software packages
• Ability to create fluid, smooth, realistic animations with 3D characters - This must be demonstrated within a showreel
• Strong troubleshooting skills to resolve any issues that might arise
• Bachelor's Degree in Animation or similar from a competitive program

Note to Recruitment Agencies: Epic does not accept any unsolicited resumes or approaches from any unauthorized third party (including recruitment or placement agencies) (i.e., a third party with whom we do not have a negotiated and validly executed agreement). We will not pay any fees to any unauthorized third party. Further details on these matters can be found here.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gq0nx9-3-230-173-188-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Epic Games

Founded in 1991, Epic Games is a leading interactive entertainment company and provider of 3D engine technology. Epic operates Fortnite, one of the world’s largest games with over 350 million accounts and 2.5 billion friend connections. Epic also develops Unreal Engine, which powers the world’s leading games and is also adopted across industries such as film and television, architecture, automotive, manufacturing, and simulation.