WHAT MAKES US EPIC?

At the core of Epic’s success are talented, passionate people. Epic prides itself on creating a collaborative, welcoming, and creative environment. Whether it’s building award-winning games or crafting engine technology that enables others to make visually stunning interactive experiences, we’re always innovating.

Being Epic means being a part of a team that continually strives to do right by our community and users. We’re constantly innovating to raise the bar of engine and game development.

ART

What We Do

Push your artistic talent to the limit on a team of world-class environment, character and concept artists who strive to innovate and inspire.

What You’ll Do

Be the point of contact for technical issues relating to emotes animation including: files crashing, prop and constraint setup and troubleshooting, animation montages, in game bugs, technical fix requests from other departments. Should attempt to resolve when possible, or delegate to the appropriate party. Maintain data tables, data assets, and animation montages that allow for implementation of emote and gameplay animation

In this role, you will

  • Work with a large team of animators both internal and outsource vendor teams to implement, maintain, modify, and troubleshoot animation files
  • Be the technical contact to identify and resolve all problems for departments that give inventory to or receive inventory from Animation; these include FX, Sound, Modelling, Rigging, Art, Engineering, Tech Animation
  • Take animations and implement in the game by creating montages, hooking up to data assets, and testing in game

What we’re looking for

  • A strong animation reel showing expertise in key-framed character and creature animation.
  • Relevant experience in Unreal Engine 5 art pipeline and gameplay systems with good instincts for realistic and stylized motions.
  • Experience shipping at least one title.
  • Experience with scripting and tools is a plus and a working knowledge of version control – Perforce preferred
  • Comfortable documenting, explaining, and teaching processes to others: Excellent interpersonal skills, must possess ability to help Animators at their computers with technical issues; serve as technical interface between departments

EPIC JOB + EPIC BENEFITS = EPIC LIFE

Our intent is to cover all things that are medically necessary and improve the quality of life. We pay 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. We also offer a robust mental well-being program through Modern Health, which provides free therapy and coaching for employees & dependents. Throughout the year we celebrate our employees with events and company-wide paid breaks. We offer unlimited PTO and sick time and recognize individuals for 7 years of employment with a paid sabbatical.

ABOUT US

Epic Games spans across 19 countries with 55 studios and 4,500+ employees globally. For over 25 years, we’ve been making award-winning games and engine technology that empowers others to make visually stunning games and 3D content that bring environments to life like never before. Epic’s award-winning Unreal Engine technology not only provides game developers the ability to build high-fidelity, interactive experiences for PC, console, mobile, and VR, it is also a tool being embraced by content creators across a variety of industries such as media and entertainment, automotive, and architectural design. As we continue to build our Engine technology and develop remarkable games, we strive to build teams of world-class talent.

Like what you hear? Come be a part of something Epic!

Epic Games deeply values diverse teams and an inclusive work culture, and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. Learn more about our Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy .

Note to Recruitment Agencies: Epic does not accept any unsolicited resumes or approaches from any unauthorized third party (including recruitment or placement agencies) (i.e., a third party with whom we do not have a negotiated and validly executed agreement). We will not pay any fees to any unauthorized third party. Further details on these matters can be found .

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Tagged as: Animations, Hooking, Perforce, Rigging, Scripting, Teaching, Technical, Unreal Engine, Version Control

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