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Animation Technical Artist

Kelly Services

Santa Clara Valley, CA
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Job Title Animation Technical Artist

Jobid US41L8CY_BH1426398

Location: Santa Clara Valley, CA, USA

Description Kelly Services® has been providing outstanding employment opportunities to the most talented individuals in the marketplace. We are proud to offer a temporary opportunity to work as an **Animation Technical Artist** at a prestigious Fortune 500® company working in **Cupertino, CA.**

This is a 6 month temporary position at 40 hours per week.

If you have questions about the position, you may contact the recruiter recruiting for this position ( )

**Job Summary:**

Our clients’ consumer software team is looking for your help

We are seeking an enthusiastic artist/programmer for contract work. Help us design, implement, and optimize real-time procedural effects for an upcoming software release. It’s a great opportunity to work with top designers and see your artwork used by millions of people on different devices.

**Key Qualifications:**

+ Ability to visualize and animate conceptual ideas
+ Demonstrated experience creating procedural animations
+ Experience creating serene, ambient animations
+ Demonstrated experience with Metal, OpenGL, or similar GPU API
+ Experience with shaders GLSL, HLSL, Metal shading language, etc.
+ Excellent communication skills

We’re looking to engage a short-term contractor to create ambient, procedural animations for a future software release. You will be working closely with designers and engineers to come up with ideas for animations, prototype them, and implement them using Metal or SceneKit. The ideal candidate is passionate about creating animations that: look great, feel smooth, and provide a wow factor that leaves audiences impressed. Relevant experience may include films, broadcast television, multimedia art installations, online shader galleries, or demo scene content. Ideal work experience would include cutting-edge techniques in real-world simulations water/sky/cloud/etc. and particle systems.

**Responsibilities include:**

+ Brainstorming and designing new animation ideas collaboratively
+ Prototyping new animations
+ Implementing animations using Metal, SceneKit
+ Profiling and optimizing animations
**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Experience with physically-based real-world effects e.g. water, sky, or cloud simulations
+ Experience with particle systems or generative algorithms
+ Experience with SceneKit, Unity, Unreal, or other high-level 3D API
+ Familiarity with computer graphics research SIGGRAPH, GDC, etc.
+ Development experience with macOS or iOS Xcode, Instruments, etc.
+ Deep knowledge of GPU architectures
+ Artistic or design background
**Why Kelly** **®** **?**

Kelly puts you in charge of your career, with access to cutting edge projects and technologies inindustry leading organizations. Top companies throughout the world have trusted Kelly as a premiersource of engineering talent and services since 1965. And engineering job seekers know Kelly as a firmwith an unmatched reputation for quality, integrity and professionalism. Whether you seek the varietyand flexibility of working on short term project engagements, or prefer contract-to-hire or directhire placement with our clients, apply with Kelly to explore opportunities that suit your specificprofessional interests.

**AboutKelly Services** **®**

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and iscommitted to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunityis The Law.

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