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Signal Space Lab is an interactive creation studio specializing in immersive XR entertainment, video games, and audio production. Our goal is to advance in the art of interactive media by imaging and producing original, innovative, and memorable experiences that materialized into sounds, visuals, and gaming environments.

Check out our current openings and join our growing team!

Signal Space Lab is looking for an animator with a strong technical background to drive the (character) animation work on their new turn-based tactics IP Every Day We Fight, from rigging & skinning all the way to final animations. Be part of a small but passionate team, working primarily remotely!

SKILLS

  • 2+ years of experience with a focus on (tech) animation.
  • Experience with character rigging in Maya.
  • Experience with Unreal Engine 4 and Animation State Machines, Montages, and Blueprints.
  • Experience in IK/FK systems.
  • Self-driven and willing to take initiative, comfortable wearing several hats as part of a small team.
  • Good communication skills, ability to clearly share complex technical information with other programmers, animators and technical artists.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop a character/creature animation system from the ground up (leveraging Maya / Unreal Engine 4 functionality).
  • Use Unreal Engine animation system features, integrating them into our existing animation, physics and AI systems.
  • Develop procedural animation tools and technologies.
  • Assist in developing interfaces with game systems (AI, character control, etc.).
  • Assist in developing tools for use by gameplay programmers and animators.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience working as part of a group/team & communicating with other disciplines.
  • Have released at least one PC or Console title using Unreal Engine.

‍BENEFITS

  • Work-life balance! Normal hours: 9:00 am—5:00 pm, with some flexibility.
  • Remote and onsite work accommodations.
  • No crunch time.
  • 3 weeks paid vacation (1 week around the Winter Holidays).
  • Personal days as needed by the team members.
  • Group insurance plan (Life, Dental, Vision).
  • Being part of a multicultural team from 3 time zones (and counting).
  • Our team is proud to accommodate creative decisions from each and every team member, you will have influence on how the game you work on looks like.
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We are now on the lookout for a motivated Intermediate/Senior AI Programmer who thinks differently about entertainment, interactivity, and reality in general. ‍‍

‍SKILLS

  • Strong C/C++ programming skills, OO design skills, and 3D math background.
  • Experience with Unreal Engine and AI systems including Behaviour Trees,
  • Environment Query System, and AI Perception.
  • Familiarity with common optimization and multi-threading techniques.
  • Experience building efficient code (CPU/GPU cost, memory usage)
  • Good communication skills, ability to clearly share complex technical information with other programmers, animators, and technical artists.‍‍

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Use Unreal Engine AI system features, integrating them into our existing animation, physics, and gameplay systems.
  • Develop enemy behaviors.
  • Develop interfaces with game systems (gameplay, animation, etc.).
  • Develop tools for use by gameplay programmers.‍

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Degree in computer science or related discipline.
  • Experience developing software within a group/team or working with a large existing codebase.
  • Have released at least one PC or Console title using Unreal Engine.
  • Experience working developing AI systems for turn-based games is a plus.

‍BENEFITS

  • Work-life balance! Normal hours: 9:00 am—5:00 pm, with some flexibility.
  • Remote and onsite work accommodations.
  • No crunch time.
  • 3 weeks paid vacation (1 week around the Winter Holidays).
  • Personal days as needed by the team members.
  • Group insurance plan (Life, Dental, Vision).
  • Being part of a multicultural team from 3 time zones (and counting).
  • Our team is proud to accommodate creative decisions from each and every team member, you will have influence on how the game you work on looks like.
Apply

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