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Get a job: Deep Silver Volition is hiring an Animation Programmer

The folks who make the Saints Row games are looking to hire an experienced animation programmer to work alongside the team in the company's Champaign, Illinois office.

February 12, 2015

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Here is just one of the many, many positions being advertised right now.

Senior Animation ProgrammerDeep Silver Volition

Location: Champaign, IL

Volition is seeking an energetic, self-motivated, and skilled animation programmer to help drive and define the look of our titles. 

You will be working in a collaborative environment of artists, designers, and programmers and will have the opportunity to contribute to the projects well beyond the bounds of great looking character motion.  We are considering qualified applicants for a senior or principal animation programmer position.


  • Design and implement animation heavy game play systems for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC titles

  • Trouble shoot animation bugs in game code and help other programmers interface with the animation system properly

  • Help artists implement and maintain animation graphs to control character motion

  • Collaborate with other team members from varied disciplines to drive the character motion forward


  • Significant previous animation system programming experience

  • Strong communication skills needed to collaborate across disciplines on a daily basis

  • Extensive C programming skills with an in depth understanding of software construction

  • Strong understanding of software engineering principles as applied to architecting systems for use in large scale code bases and teams

  • Experience developing AAA titles on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Xbox One or PlayStation 4 platforms

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