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AAA Animator

AAA Animator

  • Location

    North West England

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  • Salary:

    £30000 - £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Alex Eismar

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  • Phone:

    0203 216 2584

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

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Senior Animator for iconic AAA franchise

My client is an award winning presence with multiple studios across Europe and North America. Their star-studded, crowd funded AAA MMO is among the most recognised in the world in the Sci-Fi Genre with millions of active players. Are you looking to be a part of something special?

We are looking for a Senior Animator with immaculate creative drive and technical ability to join this dynamic studio. The role will entail working alongside experienced Animation professionals to execute the animation director’s vision with a strong focus on achieving visual fidelity with technical constraints in mind. What are you waiting for? Take this amazing opportunity today.

  • Collaborate with the Animation department on implementing high quality animation within the game engine
  • Create keyframe animation and work with motion capture data for in-game assets while following the given style guide
  • Ensure timely completion of animation commitments at the desired quality level
  • Partner with designers, programmers, and other involved departments
  • 4+ years of professional experience in game development as an animator
  • Shipped two to three large-scale 3D titles from pre-production to release (PC, current or next-gen consoles)
  • Positive, solution-orientated individual with a passion for game development
  • A thorough understanding of animation pipelines and the processes involved from concept to implementation
  • Expert knowledge of Maya and other equivalent software
  • Ability to create fluid, smooth, realistic animations with a specific demonstration of animation fundamentals
  • Experience with next-generation AAA game engines
  • An understanding of effective asset creation and optimization
  • Inherent ability to bring out the best in people around you, remain positive, and motivate your team
  • Expert in time management and verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to gather, analyse, and act on feedback from the team
  • Passion and constant drive to stay up to date with the latest technology and new techniques
  • Knowledge of Lumberyard
  • Motion capture experience (MotionBuilder)
  • Cinematography knowledge
  • Experience with rigging
  • Experience with outsourcing and/or collaboration with external studios
This is a truly awesome opportunity to join a very talented Animation team and help to create and maintain something very special. Applicants will need to attach their CV as well as an appropriate showreel link with their best / most recent Animation examples. I look forward to hearing from you.


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