Technical Animator Staff or Senior Levels - AAA Games
If you are looking for a remote-first home to bring your AAA Technical Animation skills and experience, look no further. Bring your passion for creating awesome games, and we'll provide an amazing team for you to work with along with a great environment and exciting AAA projects to work on! We also offer a full suite of benefits! This is a fully remote role!
Lost Boys Interactive is a rapidly growing AAA game studio, and the newest member of the Gearbox Software family, based in Madison, Wisconsin (Full remote work available) providing top-tier development for our partners as well as working on our own AAA game projects.
Supportive, Collaborative, Safe, Accepting, Respectful, Kind, Fun, and low-crunch are a few words that our employees use to describe their experience at Lost Boys Interactive. Do these words describe the kind of studio you would like to call home? Apply today to start your Lost Boys adventure!
Please note: You must reside in the US and have prior AAA experience to qualify for this role. We are sorry, but Lost Boys Interactive does not sponsor visas at this time.
What you’ll be doing with us:
Own and set the standards for performance and memory specs for characters, environments, and visual effects
Work with programmers, artists, and designers to establish metrics and workflows around performance management and asset validation to ensure that the game operates within established targets
Create and maintain tools to assist artists with their daily workflows
Perform in-depth reviews of major pieces of content at each stage of construction and provide feedback to the artists
Creating maintaining and expanding rigs for a variety of props, vehicles, characters and other CG objects that need to be animated.
Provide the first line of support for troubleshooting artist issues, and ensure that those which need escalation are effectively resolved
Help maintain shared scripting libraries and participate in code reviews
Make some amazing games!
What you bring to the team
3+ years of professional (Post-college) AAA games experience - 5+ years to be considered for Senior roles
Strong communication skills
Good understanding of game rendering and lighting
Experience with python and/or tools development
Solid understanding of 3D modeling, world-building, and node-based systems
Experience with Unreal 4
Experience with animation, or with C++ or C# is a plus
You’ll be delighted with our people, our culture, and the amazing games you’ll be working on. Come join our merry band and apply today!
Lost Boys Interactive LLC is an equal opportunity employer.