Senior Animator Locomotion at Epic Games

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Senior Animator Locomotion 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 Senior Animators to join our Movement team working on Fortnite. You'll use motion capture as a base and also need hand-key animation skills to add style and appeal. You need a thorough understanding of the fundamentals of animation and how they relate to gameplay feel and the ability to implement animations in the Unreal 5 game engine using our motion matching system.. . In this role, you will. . . Create character-specific animations for locomotion systems in Fortnite. . Take animation from initial concept through implementation in Unreal Engine 5 using our motion matching system. . Drive collaboration across disciplines, including Production, Design, Technical Animation, Technical Design, and implementation to help drive the style and feel of Fortnite's animation. . Collaborate with leads in a dailies-style critique environment, and 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 motion capture as well as key-framed character and creature animation. . Relevant experience in Maya, Motion Builder, and gameplay systems. . Good instincts for realistic and stylized motions. . Familiarity with the Unreal Engine 5 art pipeline. . Related skills; such as modeling, skinning, and rigging. . Experience shipping at least one title. . . 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 **FELICITATE** 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..