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Senior Software Engineer, Animation (NBA)

Company: Visual Concepts
Location: Foothill Ranch
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

At Visual Concepts, we believe great games are made by diverse and empowered teams with a shared passion for play. As one of the world's top game development studios, we have shipped over 100 multi-sku titles to critical acclaim and commercial success. Our teams are independent and entrepreneurial. Our studios in Agoura Hills, Novato, Orange County, Budapest, Shanghai, Austin, San Jose, Vancouver and Seoul are committed to artistry and technical innovation, offering top candidates the opportunity to learn and grow with some of the smartest and most creative minds in the industry.What We NeedOur Foothill Ranch studio is looking for an experienced Sr. Animation Engineer to contribute to the next iteration of the award-winning NBA 2K franchise. In this role, you will be responsible for driving incremental improvements to our core animation systems. This role will work closely with gameplay and other teams to help us continually achieve our industry-leading look and feel.What You Will DoDevelop tools and runtime technologies to enable the highest quality animationImplement features related to animation that fit within performance budgets (CPU/Memory/Streaming, etc.)Maintain and improve the workflow of our animation authoring tools along with Tech Artists, Animators, and other developersLearn and implement the latest in animation technology to help solve a variety of animation challengesWho We Think Will Be a Great Fit5+ years of experience in console game developmentBachelor's or Master's Degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experienceFluent in C/C++Solid understanding of object-oriented programmingSelf-motivated with excellent problem-solving skillsStrong understanding of skeletal animation technologies, such as blending, IK, ragdoll physics, state machines, 3D math, etc.Ability to write clean, well-documented, and efficient code (CPU/SPU cost, memory usage, code size)Ability to work and collaborate effectively as part of a teamNice-to-haveExperience working on tools and build pipelinesPassion for video gamesTo learn more about Visual Concepts and our studio locations, check out our website atby Jobble

Keywords: Visual Concepts, Los Angeles , Senior Software Engineer, Animation (NBA), IT / Software / Systems , Foothill Ranch, California

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