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10 sentes des Carrelets
33300 Bordeaux

Date : 02.03.2021
Ad posted a first time on 08.02.2021
Reference : AFJV-EINF1182-19405


Les 19 000 collaborateurs d'Ubisoft, répartis dans plus de 40 sites à travers le monde, sont liés par une mission commune : enrichir la vie des joueurs avec des expériences de jeu originales et mémorables. Leur énergie et leur talent ont donné vie à de nombreuses franchises renommées telles que Assassin's Creed, Far Cry, Watch Dogs, Just Dance, Rainbow Six et bien d'autres à venir. . Ubisoft est un employeur soucieux de l'égalité des chances et estime que la diversité des origines et des perspectives est essentielle pour créer des mondes où les joueurs et ses équipes puissent s'épanouir et s'exprimer. Si vous êtes enthousiaste à l'idée de relever des défis passionnants, exploiter des technologies de pointe, et prendre part au futur du divertissement, rejoignez-nous et créez l'inconnu.

Technical Animator / Rigger (H/F)

Permanent contract Bordeaux (33)

Position Duties

Here is an opportunity to join a stimulating, international, ambitious but friendly studio and work on our new, unannounced PVP Game !
  • Develop and support to the highest quality : characters, facial, weapon, and specialized custom rigs in Maya and MotionBuilder.
  • Work closely with the animation team to define, create, and maintain animation pipelines.
  • Create custom tools and scripts to increase the productivity and efficiency for the animation team.
  • Provide technical support for the tools, engine and animation teams.
  • Communicate technical constraints and their rationales plus any other knowledge-sharing required.
  • Integration of the character, cinematic, and other animation related assets into the game engine.
  • Research and share knowledge of existing engines and animation packages within the industry.
  • Interact and collaborate with different teams (Art, Design, Code) to fulfill tasks according to production schedule and development needs.
  • Be proactive in identifying issues and creating efficient solutions.
  • Create and update state machines and blend trees
  • Interact with the other departments to better know the game engine possibilities in order to get the best animations possible while respecting the technical constraints

Candidate Profile

  • Excellent technical knowledge of the main 3D softwares - MotionBuilder a plus.
  • Excellent knowledge of Human Anatomy
  • Good ability to teach and mentor.
  • Ability to write technical documentation.
  • Good capacity to communicate verbally as well as written.
  • Be adaptable, approachable and positive in the workplace.
  • Mathematical and logical mindset
  • Familiarity with geometric and numerical algorithms
  • Excellent knowledge of Python
  • Excellent knowledge of C#
  • Knowledge of C++ (be able to read and understand engine source code)
  • A passion for Videogame development.
Skills and competencies show up in different forms and can be based on different experiences, that's why we strongly encourage you to apply even though you may not have all the requirements listed above.

Additional Information

Process :
  • Phone Interview
  • Interview with our internal teams
  • Final interview with the project manager
If your application is not retained, you will receive a negative answer. According to the sanitary measures related to COVID-19, all interviews will be held by visioconference and every employee can partially work from home.

At Ubisoft, you can come as you are. We embrace diversity in all its forms. We're committed to fostering a work environment that is inclusive and respectful of all differences, we value diversity at our company and do not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability status. All personal informations will be treated as confidential according to the Employment Equity act.

Ubisoft Bordeaux
Ubisoft Bordeaux works with passion on the biggest AAA's and aims to offer the best gaming experiences for our players. Today, our studio counts more than 300 talents from 15 different nationalities and is working on licenses such as Assassin's Creed, Rainbow Six, Beyond Good & Evil 2, but also on mobile games, as well as exciting technologies with Harbour team, our Ubisoft's online service group, and the Streaming team.


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To: Laura Lavaud
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