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Senior Animator

Epic Games

Cary, NC 07-13-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

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

Epic Games is searching for experienced Animators to join our team working on Fortnite. A successful candidate should have a great understanding of the fundamentals of animation and how they relate to game animation and the ability to implement animations in the Unreal 4 editor using our animation blueprint system.

In this role, you will
• Create character specific animations such as dances and emotes as well as gameplay animations in Maya using our ART tools set
• Take animation from initial concept through to implementation in Unreal Engine 4 using our animation blueprint system
• Work with the team to help drive the style and feel of Fortnite's animation

What we're looking for
• An animation reel showing key-framed character and creature animations
• Strong experience with Maya and gameplay systems
• Good instincts for realistic and stylized motions
• Strong communication and teamwork skills
• Familiarity with the Unreal Engine 4 art pipeline
• Related skills, such as modeling, skinning, rigging
• Experience working with mocap data
• Experience having shipped at least one title
• User-focused, passionate, scrappy, solutions-focused, and innovative. These traits equal success at Epic and influence everything we do

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gp5080-18-207-157-152-42 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.