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Eidos Montreal

Montreal, Quebec - Canada
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Senior Animation Programmer


Duties :

• Collaborate closely with the animation team to develop breakthrough animation technologies.

• Program the elements related to the game animation;

• Work in collaboration with animators and tool programmers in order to improve the production processes;

• Provide management and coaching for the Tools Programming team;

• Work in collaboration with other Leads in order to determine the technological needs of the project while coping with the project constraints;

• Manage and maintain a task planning system aimed at reaching the milestones of the project;

• Evaluate and distribute tasks in the Tools Programming team based on the individual strengths and expertise of each team member;

• Participate in the interview process for the Tools Programming team;

• Optimize animation tools;

• Establish the technical possibilities of the different functions requested by the animation team;

• Ensure that newly developed systems function properly and respond to established needs.


Experience and Qualifications

• University degree in programming, software engineering, computer engineering or equivalent training;

• Senior Animation Programmer : 6+ years experience in the industry as an Animation Programmer;

• A minimum of 1 published title– at least 1 as an Animation Programmer in the gaming industry;


Technical Skills

• Excellent knowledge of C++;

• Knowledge of animation principles;

• Experience with plugins/scripting, 3dsmax/Maya is an asset;


Interpersonal Skills

• Ability to manage time independently;

• Ability to work as part of a team;

• Maturity to give and receive constructive criticism is expected;

• Excellent oral and written communication skills.


Motivation and Interests

Passion and ambition for video games are essential!

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