Melbot Studios is looking for a badass Technical Animator. If you have a passion for video games, a proven track record in game development, this could be you.
Melbot Studios is a dynamic and forward-thinking game development studio located in Barcelona. Our primary focus is crafting distinctive and immersive experiences for PC and console gamers worldwide. Our team is united by a shared passion for gaming and a commitment to delivering high-quality, unconventional fun. With a strong emphasis on creativity, collaboration, and cutting-edge technology, we aspire to redefine the boundaries of gaming and share our vision with millions of players.
As a Technical Animator, you will be working on UE5 animation tools to make animators’ art a reality in the game. To achieve this you will work closely with the Lead Animator, Lead Combat Designer and the Programming Team and will act as a bridge between all of them.
UE5 Animation blueprint experience.
Strong communication skills across multiple disciplines.
Background in game development.
Be able to help Tech Art Team and/or VFX Team will be valued positively.
Residence in Barcelona is preferred.
Be the owner of the Animation blueprints
Improve our use of Unreal Engine animation tools (Custom animation node creation, Control Rig, Motion graph, IK Animation retargeting etc.)
Develop Procedural & Physicalised Animation systems.
Standardise the interaction with animation blueprint across the team. (e.g., Give animators input into how to setup anim montages, blendspaces and the state machine optimally).
Work with designers to help the animations fit into the desired gameplay interactions and mechanics.
Approach programmers to optimise and extend the current set of both gameplay and engine technologies.
While being in the animation department, be the first point of contact for technical matters in regards of animation in Unreal.
Troubleshoot and solve technical production issues.
Develop and maintain tools to support the team’s workflow.
Flexible entrance ( 8am to 9:30 am )
Private health Insurance.
Organic fruit, tea & coffee in the office.
Team building events.
An amazing team and work environment that works with passion and purpose to achieve incredible results.