- Lead Technical Animator

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Lead Technical Animator


Lead Technical Animator

• Expert Level


We are looking for a talented Technical Animator to lead a team of technical animators and riggers on the Fortnite game trailer project.

Category Animation  Gaming  Special Effects 
Location Greater Los Angeles Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Jul 14, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

To help ensure a smooth transition of animation and other files from and to the unreal engine and other DDCs and provide for general technical support for the Fortnite team.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Accountable for the technology in the group. Can review any code.
  • Takes a major role in the decision making of new projects technologies
  • Influences the studio to achieve goals.
  • Provides direction and supervision for a team.
  • Establishes tool priorities for the project. 
  • Designs and implements key technologies and workflows. 
  • Creates designs that are extensible across projects. 
  • Sets standards and enforces their adoption.
  • Works on prototyping workflow for a team. Responsible for documenting the workflow for artists.
  • Works with other teams at Halon to ensure your efforts are in sync.  
  • Get up to speed on the tools that are related to Technical Animation at Halon and share the knowledge in a meaningful way.  
  • Ensure end-user documentation is created and maintained. 
  • Contributes with best practices for the team.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Position Requirements:
  • 7+ years of industry experience.
  • Expert understanding of python.
  • Familiarity with UE4 BP or C++.
  • Understanding of animation workflows within Unreal Engine
  • Understanding of animation and rigging within Maya.
  • Diagnoses, designs and solves problems with the workflow of a team. 
  • Create code design using software engineering principles. 
  • Knowledge of multiple animation domains.  
  • Design within performatic constraints.
  • SCRUM/Agile experience is a bonus.
  • Ability to deliver superior service and build lasting relationships by demonstrating NEP’s Core Values: innovative, one team, passion and integrity.

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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