We’re looking for an Animation Engineer to help us build our cutting-edge AAA Unreal Engine 5 augmented reality and AI experience for Apple Vision Pro.
Are you excited to work on the development of key animation systems? The systems include: motion matching locomotion system, IK systems, miscellaneous sub-systems and tools for animation playback.

Location: Remote or Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam⎮ Job type: Full-time employee
Report line: Engineering Manager ⎮ Department: Engineering
What you will do
  • Take ownership of motion matching locomotion system
  • Work closely and constructively with design, animation, and programming teams to realize creative ambitions
  • Coordinate the implementation of new animation systems and features
  • Work within Unreal Engine 5 and adapt existing systems and build new animation technology in order to fulfill the project’s technical needs
What you need to succeed
  • Solid knowledge of C++, object oriented design, and a 3D math background
  • Minimum 1-3 years experience as an engineer related to animation systems
  • Familiar with multi-threading techniques and common optimization related to animation
  • Experience in creating and improving animation systems in game engines

Nice to have
  • Experience with animation systems within Unreal Engine such as skeleton, state machines, physics, animation retargeting, IK, animation compression, facial animation, etc.
  • Knowledge of animation systems such as blend trees, procedural animation, multiplayer animation, and asset management
  • Experience working with or creating a motion matching system for game engines is a big plus
Why choose us?
Our stealth-mode startup, guided by seasoned leaders, seeks skilled professionals like you to advance our mission. We're developing a novel approach that uses Affective AI to engage humans in a positive emotional way...in mixed reality. Your expertise is essential for our success.
  • 1
    Innovative AI
    Our Affective AIs understand you as a emotional, physiological being. For many this will be the first time they've interacted with an AI in a totally natural and intuitive way. We use Unreal Engine for unparalleled quality, and are targeting the new Apple Vision Pro, making your experiences more engaging and life-like than ever before.
  • 2
    Experienced Leadership
    Our co-founders bring a wealth of experience in AI and the gaming industry. One co-founder built the first unicorn game startup in Southeast Asia, while the other served as the Head of Character AI at Apple and Dreamworks.
  • 3
    Massive Impact
    Within five years, our AIs will engage with hundreds of millions of people daily, with a genuine understanding of them as emotional and physiological beings. You'll have a unique opportunity to make a lasting, positive impact on users' lives.
  • 4
    Proven Revenue Model
    We've already established a strong and proven and ethical revenue model, ensuring our startup's long-term success and sustainability.
  • 5
    Stock Option Program
    As a team member, you'll be able to participate in our stock option program, sharing in our success as we grow.
  • 6
    Growth Opportunity
    We empower our team to take initiative in their work and their career. We want to see you grow both professionally and a person.
Work Environment
  • Teamwork makes the dream work, so at bootloader studio we pay very close attention to the work environment to curate it into a happy, healthy, productive environment.
  • 100% product/innovation-focused startup company with experienced founders
  • Flat organization – don’t come to work for us if you want or need minions working for you!
  • Open communication – we listen to each other
  • Friendly, flexible, and fun culture
  • Comfortable, modern, beautiful offices full of the newest tech gears
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