Principal Animation Engineer

Job Details

  • Type: Permanent Full-time
  • Location: Global Remote or Bangalore, India
  • Reports To: CEO or Lead PM
  • Number of Openings: 1
  • Compensation: Equity + Competitive Salary


  • Work with animators and gameplay programmers to understand their game animation needs, constraints, and intentions to design adapted solutions.
  • Analyze existing animation features using Unity + design, develop, and maintain high-performance tick accurate animation systems.
  • Build animation systems that will be the basis for creating a PvP-shooter with 100+ players.
  • Maintain existing animation systems unique to Lila Games and optimize the animation engine capabilities for new projects.
  • Program in a clear and structured manner in keeping with performance, memory, maintenance, compatibility, and portability requirements.
  • Monitor the evolution of animation techniques and share your knowledge with various cross-functional teams across the company.


  • Expert C# experience + Visual Studio knowledge
  • Extremely strong 3D math skills
  • Experience using DOTS or the Unity Playables API
  • Experience with animation techniques such as rigging, state machines, physics ragdolls, inverse kinematics (IK), compression, facial animation, etc.
  • Experience in the animation field to understand programming tools and how to improve them.
  • A degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering (or related training).
  • A good eye for detail to find even the smallest flaws in the system and the ability to expertly optimize them.


  • Competitive salary and equity.
  • A fast-paced, autonomous work environment with challenging and engaging tasks.
  • Transparent and open communication culture.

Eligibility & Cultural Fit:

  • At Lila Games, we embrace a culture of honest and direct communication.
  • We seek individuals who are masters of their craft or are committed to becoming one.
  • We value talent and the ability to improve significantly.
  • A strong work ethic and dedication to the product are essential.
  • Please review the LILA Games | Business Values document ( carefully before applying.

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