Elsewhere Entertainment is looking for a Director, Technical Animation to join the development of a new IP.

You will help develop animation systems and will be driving the long-term vision and detail the roadmap of the animation system, working with engineers across multiple time zones.

As a leader on the project, you’ll help take the studio and our game from great to even better—with a focus on inclusivity, mutual respect (for ourselves and our players), thoughtfulness, empathy, professionalism, and collaboration.

You’ll help us by…

  • Pushing the animation system to the cutting edge

  • Stand up a team of fellow Animators to help deliver the vision of the project

  • Working with other engineers, to actively implement the core animation systems

  • Collaborate with engineering, design and art teams around the globe

  • Participate in the design, performance and code review process

You’re awesome because you have…

  • At least 7 years experience in Computer Animation or related field

  • Comfortable with state of the art in computer animation

  • Have shipped at least 1 AAA games

  • Proficient with code and data optimization

  • Strong C/C++ skills

  • Comprehensive understanding of object-oriented programming

  • Excellent math skills

  • Good knowledge of CPU and memory architectures

  • Solid debugging skills including the ability to debug at an assembly-level when necessary

  • Creative, motivated, focused, passionate

Bonus points for…

  • Experience with Technical Animation and/or leading a content focused team in AAA games

  • Have shipped 1 or more AAA games

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field

  • Experience with shader programming languages

  • Experience with animation compression and streaming

  • Confident with writing efficient, clean, readable, portable, and reliable code

Not sure you meet all the qualifications? Let us decide! Research shows that women and members of other under-represented groups tend to not apply to jobs when they think they may not meet every qualification, when, in fact, they often do! At Activision, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage you to apply.

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