Prinicipal Gameplay Animation Engineer
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2K

1,001-5,000 employees

Sports-based game development studio
Company Overview
2K’s mission is to enable all gamers to build, connect, escape and dream big with their wide array of interactive entertainment for video game consoles, personal computers, and mobile devices. The company is committed to maintaining and developing some of the most creative, respective and premium games in today’s gaming market.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Founded

2005

Headquarters

Novato, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

3%

2 year growth

5%
Locations
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Unreal Engine
Animation
CategoriesNew
Art, Graphics & Animation
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field (or equivalent work experience)
  • 5+ years of proven experience working as an Animation or Gameplay Engineer, especially for AAA games on consoles
  • Expertise and experience with C++
  • Solid 3D math and linear algebra skills
Responsibilities
  • Work with existing technology and build new technology in order to fulfill the project’s technical requirements and design goals
  • Collaborate closely with gameplay engineers and designers to identify and develop new animation features, and execute on the vision for the project
  • Advise on feasibility of design vision and propose solutions to AI challenges to achieve the design vision
  • Write and maintain well documented robust and performant code
  • Optimize code and Debug animation issues as they arise
  • Have and share opinions on the design of the game and game quality
  • Identify and diagnose issues in the game
  • Assist more junior engineers in making the best use of existing and new Animation features
  • Conduct regular code reviews to ensure quality and consistency
  • Keep up to date with the latest industry/academic work for consideration for our Animation toolset
Desired Qualifications
  • Passionate about playing and/or watching sports
  • Experience in Unreal Engine is a plus
  • Passion for video games (not just ours)