Animator (Salt Lake City)

Epic Games    Salt Lake City, UT
Job Description

Epic Games Salt Lake City is searching for an experienced Animator with a great understanding of the fundamentals of animation to collaborate with the animation team of Fortnite and other titles. In this role, you will create awesome, top-quality character animations in Unreal Engine 4 using our animation blueprint system and push the quality of character animation while being a solid communicator and team player.


  • Create high-quality 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 closely with art leads to drive the artistic vision and set a high-quality bar

  • Documenting recommendations to improve limitations in pipeline and tools

  • Qualifications:

  • Must have a strong animation reel showing key-framed character and creature animations, and at least one shipped title

  • Strong experience with Maya and gameplay systems

  • Good instincts for realistic and stylized motions

  • Familiarity with the Unreal Engine 4 art pipeline recommended

  • Related character modeling skills such as modeling, skinning, and rigging

  • Experience working with motion capture data is a plus

  • Strong problem-solving skills and a passion for cutting-edge game development

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to interact with a variety of developers in a tight-knit team

  • If you’d like to be part of building a visually stunning game we’d love to hear from you. Please submit your resume with a portfolio.

    This is going to be Epic!

    Sat, 09 Feb 2019 23:01:33 GMT

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