Principal Animation Engineer
- 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 (https://bit.ly/3rsN1ti) carefully before applying.
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