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Senior Technical Animator

Description

Looking for a fulfilling job that will allow you to work on a portfolio of cool brands with even cooler people and all of that from the comfort of your remote workplace? 

Join our international team of 70 artists, developers, and producers who have contributed to a number of best-selling PC, console, and AR/VR brands, including Battlefield 2042, Devil May Cry, Microsoft Flight Simulator, Destroy All Humans, and Aliens: Fireteam Elite. 

RuckusDev along with its two brands of Plan A Collective and Vigilante is the perfect combo of world-class co-developer with the creativity, flexibility, and playfulness of a mid-sized studio. Our team is our biggest asset, and we would like to invite you to become a part of it. 

We’re currently looking for a talented freelance Senior Technical Animator to join our growing team. If you have the skills and are a team player, do not hesitate to reach out! 

Responsibilities

  • Be the point of contact and supervise the intersection between animation and integration to ensure visual quality target of IK in UE5
  • Collaborate with the developers and animators to ensure animations are working as intended inside Unreal Engine 5 
  • Implement animation assets into the game engine and iterate as needed  
  • Set up and maintain animation blueprints, IK, and blend spaces to make in-game animations look smooth and natural 
  • Evaluate, debug, and adjust animations, both outside as well as inside the engine 
  • Continually improve our animation and blending systems to enhance gameplay animation
  • Troubleshoot and solve animation issues with all departments 
  • Work closely with your team to refine animation workflows 
  • Actively share knowledge, process, and constructive feedback 
  • Participate in teamwide playtests and contribute your ideas and feedback to group discussions 
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Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience with motion capture and keyframe animation from the video games industry 
  • Sound knowledge of animation blueprints, working in the UE animation sequence editor, and setting up blend spaces
  • Advanced experience with Autodesk Maya, Unreal Engine 5, IK in UE5 to ensure the quality of the visual aspect of IK Control Rig Full-Body IK in Unreal Engine | Unreal Engine 5.0 Documentation 
  • Good communication, transparency, personal time-management and responsibility 
  • Team-leading experience and cooperativity 
  • Experience with motion matching (nice to have)
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*This position offers a competitive hiring range of $20 to $40 USD per hour. However, the base pay offered to the successful candidate may differ depending on their geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. We strive to offer competitive compensation that is reflective of the individual’s qualifications and market conditions.

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Benefits and perks you will love

We understand very well that the success of Plan A is thanks to the amazing people we work with every day. With that said, we like to make sure our team is compensated accordingly while they work in some really cool projects.

Competitive compensation

We work with some of the best talent in the industry and we value the experience and knowledge you will bring to the team.

Work where you live

You don't have to relocate to find a great job. We are looking for the top talent and that is why we aren't limited by our physical location

Inflation adjustment

Things happen, and many times they are beyond our control. That is why we go a step further and offer to review your salary to make sure you are being paid what you deserve.

Generous time off

Our team loves their work, but we also know that having enough time off will contribute to a better you and better performance.

Flexible work

We know life happens and you need to go to the doctor, pick up your kids and other things. That is why you have the flexibility to work at a time that adapts to your needs.

Variety of projects

You will never be bored. As part of RuckusDev you have the opportunity to work on your favorite video games and work on creating training simulation software.

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