Technical Animator

Pärnu, Estonia

Full-time

Technical Animator

This role is expected to begin as a remote position, paid relocation to Pärnu will begin once the probation period has ended.

Job description

Gamecan is looking for a talented Technical Animator who is passionate about seeing in-game animations come to life.

As a Technical Animator, you will be working closely with animators, artists, designers, and programmers to create striking game visuals.

Qualifications

  • Excellent understanding of animation techniques, including skinning and rigging.
  • Knowledge of C++, OOP, and how it integrates with Unreal Engine’s Animation System.
  • Strong knowledge of Unreal Engine’s Animation System and Visual Scripting.
  • 1+ years of experience working with Unreal Engine.
  • Proactive team player.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • Self-driven team player with a strong work ethic.

Responsibilities

  • Create and maintain in-game animation systems and tools.
  • Collaborate with 3D artists, designers, and programmers to create high-quality animations.
  • Improve animation workflows with proper tools and pipelines.
  • Maintain and optimize animation assets and rigs.
  • Create technical documentation and share knowledge with the team.
  • Participate in team meetings, including daily stand-ups.

Good to have

  • Knowledge of Unreal Engine’s Multiplayer Framework and its implementation with the Animation system.
  • Keyframe Animation.

What do we have to offer

  • The office is in a new development right in the center of Pärnu, providing a sub 15min commute and proximity to all the stores and restaurants.
  • Adjustable desks – stand, sit, squat, or hang from the ceiling!
  • Powerful desktop machines to work on – the PC waits for you, not the other way around.
  • 1Gbit/s internet speed in the office, typically 300Mb/s at home.
  • We are crazy about taking time off with new and old video games, a day at the spa, sauna, or the beach (yes, Pärnu has a kickass beach!). A rested developer is a happy developer!
  • The team is phenomenal – nearly 50 people who are amazing to each other.
  • The living costs in Pärnu are extra low. Even the most expensive apartments in the center have their rent of around 400-500€ per month. 
  • The living environment is probably one of the best in the region. Check it out yourself: https://youtu.be/V9FkzRMihUk
  • We work in a nurturing company culture where personal growth is highly valued. Your professional skills will also get buffed at the speed of light.
  • We help you with relocation every step of the way to make sure it’s as smooth as possible. 
  • We offer a wide range of benefits, including gym membership, Spa discounts, and monthly cab credit.
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