Technical Animator

Technical Animator

Wushu Studios is on the lookout for a talented Technical Animator to join our team! If you’re a person that can own the pipeline from rigging to skinning to animation, then you’re a great fit! You’ll work closely with our 3D modellers to create top-tier animations, improve workflows, tools and enhance the animation quality on all of our titles.

As a Technical Animator, you’ll need to possess some effective time management and organizational skills.

You can get a hold of us at careers@wushustudios.com!

Responsibilities
  • Work with the art and tech teams to create in-game animation
  • Skinning and rigging characters, creatures and vehicles alongside our art team
  • Developing, maintaining and documenting our animation systems and pipelines
  • Assisting the production team in planning animation work

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Qualifications
  • Strong practical experience with technical animation
  • Firm understanding of animation principles and techniques
  • Experience with either Unreal Engine 4 or Unity
  • Highly proficient in Maya
  • Good knowledge of 3D-related mathematics
  • Strong understanding of skinning and rigging assets
  • Methodical, able to document and communicate technical work clearly and concisely
  • The ability to think with initiative, work flexibly, give and receive feedback
  • An understanding of technical limitations with excellent problem solving skills

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Desirables
  • Previous experience in the games industry
  • The ability to create tools and plug-ins
  • An understanding of character animation

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Perks & Benefits

These are just some of many offered by Wushu Studios.

  • 30 days holiday + bank holidays (Includes our annual Wushu Xmas Studio Shut Down)
  • Parental Leave
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Competitive Salaries
  • Anti-Crunch Ethos
  • Referral Bonus Scheme
  • Bike2Work Scheme
  • Branded Merchandise
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Socials Events, Project Launch/Wrap Parties
  • Summer Half-Day Fridays
  • Charity Events
  • Free Parking

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About Us

Founded in 2017 by a group of industry veterans, we are a highly experienced and professional team of developers with a shared passion for video games. Nestled in the heart of Liverpool’s creative quarter, our stylish studio is situated close to hundreds of cafes, bars and restaurants, and is a stone’s throw from Lime Street station, connecting us with the rest of the country.