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Epic Games

Epic Games

Software Engineering
London, UK
Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2024

WHAT MAKES US EPIC?

At the core of Epic’s success are talented, passionate people. Epic prides itself on creating a collaborative, welcoming, and creative environment. Whether it’s building award-winning games or crafting engine technology that enables others to make visually stunning interactive experiences, we’re always innovating.

Being Epic means being a part of a team that continually strives to do right by our community and users. We’re constantly innovating to raise the bar of engine and game development.

ART

What We Do

Push your artistic talent to the limit on a team of world-class environment, character and concept artists who strive to innovate and inspire.

What You'll Do

While MetaHuman has made great strides toward democratizing the creation of high-quality digital humans and made it possible for indie and even individual creators to create results that were before possible only with AAA budgets, our next ambition is even bigger. We want to give this ability to players across the world.

In this role, you will

  • Work with motion capture data to animate to the highest standards of client and internal projects
  • Creating realistic facial animation whilst utilizing and manipulating motion capture data derived from facial animation solves
  • Apply hand-key animation knowledge to push performances beyond the scope of the actor
  • Work with the Animation Lead to address any fixes to hit the high-quality bar

What we're looking for

  • Minimum 2 years of AAA games industry experience working in cutscenes, cinematic or equivalent
  • Production experience on current generation consoles and/or PC
  • Advanced knowledge of Maya and other 3D software packages
  • Ability to create fluid, smooth, realistic animations with 3D characters - This must be demonstrated within a showreel
  • Strong troubleshooting skills to resolve any issues that might arise
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Animation or similar from a competitive program

This role is open to multiple locations in Europe.

ABOUT US

Epic Games spans across 19 countries with 55 studios and 4,500+ employees globally. For over 25 years, we’ve been making award-winning games and engine technology that empowers others to make visually stunning games and 3D content that bring environments to life like never before. Epic’s award-winning Unreal Engine technology not only provides game developers the ability to build high-fidelity, interactive experiences for PC, console, mobile, and VR, it is also a tool being embraced by content creators across a variety of industries such as media and entertainment, automotive, and architectural design. As we continue to build our Engine technology and develop remarkable games, we strive to build teams of world-class talent.

Like what you hear? Come be a part of something Epic!

Epic Games deeply values diverse teams and an inclusive work culture, and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. Learn more about our Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy here.

Note to Recruitment Agencies: Epic does not accept any unsolicited resumes or approaches from any unauthorized third party (including recruitment or placement agencies) (i.e., a third party with whom we do not have a negotiated and validly executed agreement). We will not pay any fees to any unauthorized third party. Further details on these matters can be found here.