Location: Montreal

Senior Animation Programmer in Montreal at Eidos Montreal

Eidos Montreal
  • Company:

    Eidos Montreal

  • Type: Full time
  • City:

    Montreal

  • Experience: Senior
  • Date of publication: 18 Jun 2019
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Company Description

Eidos-Montréal ™ (un studio Square Enix®) est spécialisé dans la création d'expériences immersives et captivantes. Au cours de la dernière décennie, les équipes de développement ont orchestré les lancements de la nouvelle série DEUS EX®, ainsi que de la dernière itération de la franchise THIEF®. Eidos-Montréal a également joué un rôle clé dans le développement de la série TOMB RAIDER®. Afin de soutenir sa vision créative dans le jeu, le studio a développé sa propre technologie de pointe, le Dawn Engine® permettant des rendus, une animation, des effets physiques en temps réel et une intelligence artificielle avancée. Le studio fournit également un soutien technique pour les opérations de Square Enix dans le monde entier, y compris la recherche et le développement, l'assurance-qualité, et les tests des jeux.


Job Summary

Title: Senior Animation Programmer

Duties :

  • Collaborate closely with the animation team to develop breakthrough animation technologies;
  • Program the elements related to the game animation;
  • Work in collaboration with animators and tool programmers in order to improve the production processes;
  • Provide management and coaching for the Tools Programming team;
  •  Work in collaboration with other Leads in order to determine the technological needs of the project while coping with the project constraints;
  • Manage and maintain a task planning system aimed at reaching the milestones of the project;
  • Evaluate and distribute tasks in the Tools Programming team based on the individual strengths and expertise of each team member;
  • Participate in the interview process for the Tools Programming team;
  • Optimize animation tools;
  • Establish the technical possibilities of the different functions requested by the animation team;
  • Ensure that newly developed systems function properly and respond to established needs.

Experience and Qualifications :

  • University degree in programming, software engineering, computer engineering or equivalent training;
  • Senior Animation Programmer : 6+ years experience in the industry as an Animation Programmer;
  • A minimum of 1 published title– at least 1 as an Animation Programmer in the gaming industry.

Technical Skills :

  • Excellent knowledge of C++;
  • Knowledge of animation principles;
  • Experience with plugins/scripting, 3dsmax/Maya is an asset.

Interpersonal Skills :

  • Ability to manage time independently;
  • Ability to work as part of a team;
  • Maturity to give and receive constructive criticism is expected;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Motivation and Interests :

Passion and ambition for video games are essential!


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