Senior Animator

Epic Games

Cary, NC, USA 100% Remote

Full time

3D

Jul 14

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 AT EPIC

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 experienced Animators to join our team working on Fortnite . A successful candidate should have a great understanding of the fundamentals of animation and how they relate to game animation and the ability to implement animations in the Unreal 4 editor using our animation blueprint system.

In this role, you will

  • Create character specific animations such as dances and emotes as well as gameplay animations in Maya using our ART tools set
  • Take animation from initial concept through to implementation in Unreal Engine 4 using our animation blueprint system
  • Work with the team to help drive the style and feel of Fortnite’s animation

What we're looking for

  • An animation reel showing key-framed character and creature animations
  • Strong experience with Maya and gameplay systems
  • Good instincts for realistic and stylized motions
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills
  • Familiarity with the Unreal Engine 4 art pipeline
  • Related skills, such as modeling, skinning, rigging
  • Experience working with mocap data
  • Experience having shipped at least one title
  • User-focused, passionate, scrappy, solutions-focused, and innovative. These traits equal success at Epic and influence everything we do

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 here.

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Provider of 3D engine technology. Epic operates Fortnite, one of the world’s largest games with over 350 million accounts and 2.5 billion friend conne...

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