Animation Programmer

  • Software Development
  • Calgary

Website nwinteractive New World Interactive

Are you a talented animation programmer looking to work on cutting-edge games? New World Interactive is building our team in Calgary and we’re seeking an Animation programmer to join us as we continue working on Insurgency Sandstorm and move into production on our next FPS title. 

Please review the following details before applying: 

Role responsibilities: 

  •  Working with a technical animator to ensure animation is performant. Implementing animation graph nodes and tools for animators to help reduce an animator’s workload and/or achieve higher quality animation. 
  • Actively looking for new and innovative animation techniques that will help achieve high-quality animation. 
  • Converting animation Blueprint to C++ code where applicable. 
  • Documenting new or modified animation features and sharing that information with the art team. 

Minimum qualifications for role consideration: 

  •  Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. 
  • High attention to detail. 
  • Passion for making games. 
  • Experience working collaboratively with others on games. 
  • Strong grasp of advanced programming techniques related to animation programming. 
  • Proficiency with Unreal Engine 4, including writing code in C++ and using animation Blueprint. 

Additional qualifications that will move you up in the stack-ranking for consideration are: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent 3+ years related work experience. 
  • Shipped at least one III, AA or AAA title on multiple platforms.
  •  Familiarity with console platforms such as Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch. Experience working with Perforce source control.

To apply for this job please visit jobs.newworldinteractive.com.

Hi, I'm Craig. Creator of Alberta Makes Games and local advocate for game development.
I created the Calgary Game Developers meetup group in 2013 and have been a director for both Calgary Game Developers Association and Interactive Arts Alberta.

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