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Full-Time

Senior Cinematic Animator

Posted on 6/24/2024

Epic Games

Epic Games

5,001-10,000 employees

Develops 3D engine technology and digital platforms

Industrial & Manufacturing
Consumer Software
Real Estate
Education
Gaming

Senior

Morrisville, NC, USA

Category
Animation
Visual Effects (VFX)
Art, Graphics & Animation
Required Skills
Unreal Engine
Communications
Animation
Requirements
  • Strong animation reel showcasing key-framed character and creature animation
  • Experience with animating hard surface or vehicle animation
  • Relevant experience in cinematic animation
  • Good instincts for realistic and stylized motions
  • Familiarity with Maya and Unreal Engine 5 art pipeline
  • Understanding of modeling, skinning, and rigging
  • Experience directing and working with motion capture
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to work independently and own a project from start to completion
Responsibilities
  • Create character-specific animations based on narrative collaborations with cinematic directors using Unreal Engine
  • Drive collaboration across disciplines to help drive the style and feel of Fortnite's animation
  • Collaborate with leads in a critique environment to find optimal solutions and address basic issues
  • Refine animations as needed to achieve the best quality animation within the timeline

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

8%

1 year growth

0%

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