Job type full-time
Full job description
199 water st, new york, ny 10038, usa
Employees can work remotely
Location: us / new york
People can fly is one of the leading polish gaming studios and a globally operating aaa game developer that made its mark on the action shooter genre with titles such as painkiller, bulletstorm, gears of war: judgement and outridersWe are also one of the most experienced unreal engine studios in the worldWe have gained a vast know-how as a part of epic games family and we have developed our unique, trademark approach to the engine as an independent studioWe are rapidly growing, ambitious company looking for the most promising talents working in the game industry.
In december 2020 studios’ holding company pcf group s.aDebuted as a public company on the warsaw stock exchangeOver the last 5 years, our studios have grown from 40 to over 350 people, whom we affectionately call ‘aviators’In addition to our headquarters in warsaw, we have studios located in poland (lodz and rzeszow), the uk (newcastle), the us (new york and chicago), and canada (montreal) – with plans to expand even further in near future! recently, our family was extended with a newly formed partnership with game on, a creative motion capture, animation, and audio studio with a portfolio of aaa collaborations.
To foster the creative process, we make sure that our culture stays informal, whilst direct
Communication and a quick decision-making process really matterAs a pcf aviator, you will have a real impact on the games we’re working onWe also offer the access to solid know-how, creative resources, and constructive feedback at every stage of developmentOur modus operandi is based on staying dynamic, evolving in sync with gaming industry trends and focusing on delivering creative solutions in any circumstances.
During the pandemic, we have successfully transitioned to a remote work model, and we aim to develop it further and keep this option available to most of our employeesAnd with millions of players embracing our recent hit, outriders, we can guarantee that you will work on the projects with true impact on the whole gaming community.
Project dagger is a new ip developed with take-two interactiveIt’s a yet unannounced aaa action-adventure game developed by our north american team supported by pcf’s european studios.
Take flight on this amazing journey with us and spread your wings in the game industry!
We are looking for an animation programmer to join our team and work on our latest announced project `outriders`The candidate will be responsible for tackling the challenges related to animations, including the way characters dynamically look on screen, responsiveness, making tools to ease out the process of making and using animations for the whole game, maintaining, developing, and improving our current tools and systemsOptimizing animations for all platforms.
Strong c++ knowledge
Minimum 3 years of software engineering experience
Knowledge in software design patterns and ability to design maintainable, extendable, and well-optimized codes
Strong math skills, specifically good knowledge of linear algebra
Interested in game animation and passion for real-time animation topics
Skills in implementing project`s animation requirements, maintain, design and improve existing animation systems
Strong verbal and written communication skills in english
High work ethic and self-motivation
Excellent communication skills
Nice to have
Bs (or higher) in computer science or similar discipline (physics, math, etc)
Experience with any kind of animation systems like ue4 animation system, unity mecanim, morpheme,
Havok animation, emotion fx, or any other in-house animation system
Skills in using dcc tools like 3dsmax, maya, motion builder is a plus
What we offer
100% company paid medical, dental, and vision plans
Company-paid holidays and an attractive paid time off policy which includes 4 weeks of vacation
Short and long term disability, life insurance, pet insurance
Flexible savings account programs
Commuter tax benefits
Discounted gym memberships to keep our staff healthy and happy
An informal atmosphere, no dress code, no unwanted formalities