Full-Time

Gameplay Animator

Posted on 5/20/2024

Epic Games

Epic Games

5,001-10,000 employees

Develops 3D engine technology and digital platforms

Industrial & Manufacturing
Consumer Software
Real Estate
Education
Gaming

Mid

Waukegan, IL, USA + 2 more

Required Skills
Unreal Engine
Animation
Requirements
  • Strong animation reel showcasing key-framed character and creature animation
  • Experience in gameplay and cinematic animation
  • Instincts for realistic and stylized motions
  • Familiarity with Maya and Unreal Engine 5 art pipeline
  • Understanding of modeling, skinning, and rigging
  • Experience with Motion Capture is a plus
  • Experience with hard surface or vehicle animation is a plus
Responsibilities
  • Create character-specific animations in Unreal Engine using Control Rig toolset
  • Implement animations in Unreal Engine 5 using animation blueprint system
  • Collaborate across disciplines to drive best-in-class animation style and feel
  • Refine animations and gameplay feel for quality
  • Collaborate with leads for optimal solutions and issue resolution

Epic Games is a prominent provider of Unreal Engine, a widely utilized 3D engine technology with applications in gaming, film, architecture, automotive, and simulation. The company also offers Epic Online Services and Epic Games Store, establishing a comprehensive digital platform for developers and creators to produce, distribute, and manage games and other content.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$15.4B

Headquarters

Cary, North Carolina

Founded

1991

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

11%

1 year growth

1%

2 year growth

11%

Benefits

Health coverage - 100% of the premiums for both you and your dependents. Our coverage includes Medical, Dental, a Vision HRA, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance & a 401k with competitive match and profit share

Robust mental well-being programs & free therapy and coaching for employees & dependents

Unlimited PTO & sick time

Paid sabbatical