Senior Animation Programmer


Edinburgh City
Employment Type
Salary on application

This studio is one of the most exciting startups to emerge in recent years in the video games industry, and you can be a part of it almost from inception, getting in on the ground floor of something that you can guarantee will be big news.

Founded and run by battle hardened veterans of the industry, their skills forged in the fires of some of the worlds best known AAA studios, they're setting out on an ambitious mission to create a game like no other on a scale not seen before. With the technology and backing to build this, they're in pre-production and beginning prototyping and are missing one thing - you!

They're looking for a Senior Animation Programmer to work on both the core animation system and a wide range of high level gameplay solutions.
You'll be working on both procedural and predefined animations, working closely with the Animators and gameplay teams to create awesome gameplay for a new AAA title.

At this stage the team is growing, so you'll be working very closely with other teams to create a seamless experience. You'll also have a chance to pitch in with other areas of programming to bring together something really special.

To be successful in this role, you'll need to have excellent C++ skills and experience in Animation programming  with a penchant for outside-of-the-box thinking when it comes to implementing scalable and pragmatic solutions for animation.

As well as becoming an early member of the core team on an awesome new project, you can expect a competitive salary for the area, a decent work life balance, and other benefits. You'll also be working with, and have the opportunity to learn from, some of the best minds in the industry.

Relocation is provided and in exceptional circumstances, sponsorship is also possible.

Reference: APYA-225858

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Consultant Stefan Kasanin

Stefan spends his days speaking to the very best Developers on the planet. When not recruiting he tends to keep his hands busy – he delivered a lamb when he was 10, completed Metal Gear Solid 2 in less than 2 hours (just missing the World Record) and has completed every CoD in Veteran mode since Modern Warfare. He can also swallow his own tongue without choking. In the office he is our meme and internet culture expert and knows the lyrics to every song ever...try and test him.