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Technical Animator

Wilder World

Wilder World

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Brentford, UK
Posted on Saturday, April 20, 2024
Company Overview: At Wilder World, we are creating a new dimension of reality through our immersive 5D Metaverse built on Ethereum, Unreal Engine 5, and ZERO. Our project is driven by the Wilder Spirit and a strong sense of community. As a Wilder, you will work with speed and excellence, strong self-management, plus the desire to constantly push the boundaries of what's possible in the metaverse.

The Role

As the Wilder World Senior Technical Animator you will work on our 3d, photo-realistic motor racing game set in Wiami. Your primary role will be to:

  • Ownership of Vehicle ( plus ideally some character) pipeline from rigging and skinning to Unreal implementation
  • Problem-solve and troubleshoot vehicle and animation issues
  • Create and maintain suspension, doors, bonnets, rigid body physics, and animation blueprints in Unreal Engine

Collaborate with the Vehicle artists and vehicle physics integration artists, animator, and gameplay programmers to ensure assets are properly implemented in engine

Requirements

  • Experience with AAA MMO games
  • Rigging portfolio/showreel
  • Strong knowledge of Maya, Blender and Unreal 5
  • Expertise in vehicle rigging, animation systems, integration for Unreal, and ability to adapt to custom engines and tools
  • Ability to effectively create and implement space-switching, IK matching, IK/FK blends, blend shapes, and spline/ribbon-based controls
  • A comprehensive understanding of the dependencies between vehicle modeling, animation, and rigging
  • At least 3 years’ experience in game development or film/TV as a rigger/character TD
  • Excellent communication skills, and the ability to collaborate effectively with artists and engineers
  • Commitment to completing tasks on time

Benefits

  • Join the Cyber Renaissance and be a key part of a transformative movement
  • Combine your passion with the Wilder purpose and achieve extraordinary results
  • Join a best of breed high-performing, purpose-driven team that fosters growth and development
  • Embrace an inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and personal growth
  • Experience a work culture free from unnecessary policies and politics, focused on building the systems of the future
  • Enjoy the flexibility of working from anywhere in the world