Redpill is building the AAA platform for the creation, distribution, monetization, and cloud rendering of next-generation live virtual events empowering DJs, musicians, performers, and the unreal content development community to deliver the most compelling way to experience a live event at home.

Redpill VR is looking for an experienced technical animation programmer to be responsible for advancing Redpill VR’s end-to-end real-time DJ Virtualization pipeline. This will include the design and development of a high-quality, scalable, Unreal Engine 5-based in-game real-time character animation system to support a synchronized DJ hand and body tracking for use in live music events.

In addition, the successful candidate will have:

  • 5+ years of AAA Game Development and/or Virtual Reality production experience

  • 3+ years experience in a technical leadership position.

  • 3+ years of Unreal Engine experience

  • Expert Knowledge of Real-Time Character Animation pipelines

    • Expert Knowledge of Blueprint / Animation Blueprint Scripting

    • Advanced Knowledge of real-time facial animation in Unreal.

    • Advanced Knowledge of Runtime Control Rigs

    • Familiarity with Unreal Engine 5 Control Rigs, IK Rigs, and IK Retargeting

  • Advanced knowledge of Unreal virtual production tools and systems, especially LiveLink

  • C++ programming for Unreal Engine is a strong plus

  • Experience with leap-motion hand-tracking and image-based pose estimation is a plus

  • Direct practical experience with XSens, Optitrack, Vicon, or other commercial performance capture systems is a plus.

  • Familiarity with other hand and body tracking solutions and their usage is a plus

  • Experience with multiplayer game development a plus