Gameplay Animator at Epic Games

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Gameplay Animator Epic Games. 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. . Epic Games is searching for Gameplay Animators to join our team to work on our collaboration with Disney. You'll create original animation with a strong emphasis on style and appeal that's grounded in realistic world physics. A great understanding is needed of the fundamentals of animation and how they relate to game animation and the ability to implement animations in the Unreal 5 game engine using our animation blueprint system. A strong sense of gameplay feel and timing in relation to game design principles.. . In this role, you will. . . Create character-specific animations such as gameplay animations in Unreal Engine using our Control Rig toolset. . Take animation from initial concept through implementation in Unreal Engine 5 using our animation blueprint system. . Drive collaboration across disciplines, including Production, Design, Technical Animation, Technical Design, and implementation to help drive the style and feel of best-in-class animation. . Collaborate with leads in a dailies style critique environment, find optimal solutions, and address basic issues as they arise. . Refine animations and gameplay feel as needed to get the best quality animation within the timeline. . . What we're looking for. . . A strong animation reel showing expertise in key-framed character and creature animation. . Relevant experience in both gameplay and 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 working with Motion Capture is a plus. . Experience with working on hard surface or vehicle animation is a plus. . . 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.. Please mention the word **WEALTHY** and tag RMTA0LjE1NC4yMDcuNTI= when applying to show you read the job post completely (#RMTA0LjE1NC4yMDcuNTI=). This is a beta feature to avoid spam applicants. Companies can search these words to find applicants that read this and see they're human..