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Technical Animator (m/f/d) - Job Darmstadt, Home office - Kalypso Job portal

Technical Animator (m/f/d)

Claymore Game Studios are located in Darmstadt close to the Frankfurt-Rhine-Main area. We are working on the next installment of the internationally acclaimed Commandos franchise for PC and the latest generation of consoles. We are looking for passionate developers to join our team and actively define the future of one of the most iconic series in tactical strategy gaming.

We are currently looking for a Technical Animator (m/f/d).

Your tasks:

•    Research, development and continued improvement of the animation pipeline
•    Close collaboration with the code department in art-relevant topics
•    Rigging and skinning of animated meshes
•    Monitoring and optimization of (animation-)performance
•    Research and development of a mocap pipeline

Your profile:

•    More than 3 years of experience in game-development
•    Excellent technical understanding
•    Balanced technical and artistic skill set
•    Problem-solving attitude and the ability to quickly familiarize with new technical topics
•    Experience with motion capturing in a professional production
•    Knowledge of Unreal and its technical systems
•    Knowledge of Blender is a plus
•    Passion for games and game development
•    Proactive, team player mindset with excellent communication skills and hands-on mentality
•    Goal-oriented way of working
•    A high degree of initiative and reliability

We offer:

  • A lively, creative and open atmosphere in a growing company
  • Freedom to develop your own ideas and initiatives
  • Exciting tasks, teamwork and short decision-making processes
  • Responsible work in a constantly evolving industry
  • Vitamins, caffeine&drinks: fresh fruit, soft drinks, coffee and tea are freely available
  • We make it our goal to proactively contribute to the mental health of our employees. We are supported by an online tool.
  • Benefit from our IT leasing employee programme and save up to 30%on devides such as smartphones, laptops, or tablets.
  • Premium fitness: work out in a gym next door with a  reduced membership fee for employees
  • Alternatives for car drivers: travel allowance or parking space available
  • Fast food or healthy meal? A wide range of food options for your lunch are  available nearby - and we pay part of the costs!
  • Prepare for the future: you can continue an existing company pension scheme or apply for a new one by converting your salary.
  • Flexible working hours and a hybrid workplace model (home office & office)
  • Re-location? No problem - we can help you to find your accommodation

Interested ?

Then we are looking forward to receiving your meaningful application with cover letter, resume and references.

We put a lot of emphasis on a cover letter. Don't see it as a chore, but as an extra chance to show who you are/tell us more about yourself.