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Technical Animator

Minsk / Remote
Full Time
Job Description

Encore Games is a game development company headquartered in Dubai with a development office in Minsk. Armed with the best practices and innovation, we deliver next-generation gaming experiences and a high-tech infrastructure for game developers.

Our debut project is Encore Metaverse – a free-to-play AAA multiplayer shooter game with NFT assets built on Unreal Engine. The game allows users not only to dive into a shooter adventure with world-class visuals, but also get actual ownership of in-game purchases, create and trade player’s own NFTs, use the in-game staking mechanism to invest in digital real estate and much, much more.

We are now looking for a skilled Technical Animator to join our growing team and help take the Metaverse to the next level.

What You Will Do:

  • Rig bipedal characters, weapons, and props in Maya 
  • Create scripts and tools to improve the rigging and animation process 
  • Collaborate with animators to maintain and improve the animation pipeline 
  • Work closely with concept artists, modelers, designers, programmers, and animators to help take characters through the character pipeline


  • 2-3 years of industry rigging experience (GAMES, VFX, Feature) 
  • Demo reel or work samples that demonstrate your rigging, skinning, and tool development prowess 
  • Familiarity with current animation technology such as rigging techniques, motion capture, facial capture, physics, etc. 
  • Works well in a team environment with excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Experience with animation or at least working knowledge of animation principles and techniques 
  • Experience with Python (Maya API, QT, PySide)

Bonus Points:

  • Experience with task tracking software such as JIRA 
  • Having worked in current GEN consoles 
  • Experience with Unreal (UE4, UE5) 
  • Working experience version control systems (Perforce, Subversion, Git, etc.) 
  • Skilled in Mgear or other procedural rigging systems 
  • Have worked with at least 1 AAA project

Employee Benefits:

  • Ability to work remotely or from the office
  • Gifting for major life events 
  • 100% sick leave coverage, 3 personal days
  • 70% compensation of 2 activities by your choice
  • Dog-friendly office
Please, send your resume to hr@encore.game

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