Animation Programmer

Animation Programmer Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Animation Programmer to join our team.


  • Expanding and improving animation technology within the COBRA engine and supporting tools;
  • Optimising the animation development processes and runtime game performance;
  • Implement and maintain animation systems;
  • Investigate and solve animation related problems;
  • Working with the animation department to deliver the animations that each game needs.


  • Excellent C++ programming skillset;
  • A background in console game development;
  • Ability to estimate task schedules/dependencies;
  • 3+ years’ animation programming experience;
  • Excellent mathematical and analytical ability;
  • Experience with performance analysis tools;
  • Knowledge of technical documentation and testing;
  • Excellent c++ knowledge;
  • Excellent problem solving skills;
  • Experience with multithreaded development;
  • Knowledge of existing animation optimisation techniques;
  • Professional experience shipping at least one title;
  • Experience with Unreal Engine 4;
  • Experience with game asset pipelines and tools;
  • Good communication skills to enable effective collaboration with programmers, designers, artists, animators and production staff.