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SENIOR ANIMATOR – AAA STUDIO – MIDLANDS

Job Title: SENIOR ANIMATOR – AAA STUDIO – MIDLANDS
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Midlands
Industry:
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Start Date: 2018-04-19
Reference: MMM.6
Contact Name: Maryam Matter
Contact Email: mmatter@creativepersonnel.co.uk
Job Published: April 19, 2018 09:18

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity with an award-winning AAA studio looking for a talented and creative Senior Animator, working on a world-shattering racing game for console and PC. The studio has consistently developed top quality racing games over the past 30 years, redefining the genre’s standards.

You will play a key role as part of the Art team, working from an agreed specification and creating animation assets to a high standard. Using your understanding of the principles of animation, staging, cinematography, and character/facial rig creation, you will be creating outstanding cinematics alongside experienced artists.

Responsibilities:
  • Test all animation assets against specification
  • Ensure all animation assets perform as required
  • Ensure all animation assets are produced to the standards agreed for the project
  • Identify and fix any bugs in owned animation assets
  • Report progress and implementation issues to Line Manager
Required Skills and Experience:
  • At least one published AAA title
  • 3DS Max knowledge
  • Motion Builder knowledge
  • Highly skilled in blocking and producing quality hand-keyed animation
  • Skilled at motion capture editing to enhance performance and define game clips
  • Able to design animation trees and break down animation flow
Desirable Characteristics:
  • Racing games experience
  • Maya experience
  • Maxscript/Python knowledge
Working for a AAA studio with over 30 years creating extraordinary games, you’ll be surrounded by like-minded peers in a state-of-the-art games studio, where you’ll be working on amazing games for next gen consoles!

SENIOR ANIMATOR AAA GAMES GAME MIDLANDS STUDIO CONSOLE PC ANIMATE ANIMATING ASSETS 3DS MAX MOTION BUILDER MAYA MAXSCRIPT PYTHON RACING RACE CINEAMTOGRAPHY STAGING CHARACTER FACIAL RIG CINEMATICS ANIMATION