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ON-SITE SENIOR ANIMATOR – AAA VR STUDIO – MALTA

Job Title: ON-SITE SENIOR ANIMATOR – AAA VR STUDIO – MALTA
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Malta
Industry:
Salary: €35000 - €45000 per annum
Start Date: 2018-03-02
Reference: MMM.50
Contact Name: Maryam Matter
Contact Email: mmatter@creativepersonnel.co.uk
Job Published: March 03, 2018 10:00

Job Description

I am looking for an incredible Senior Animator ready to join a AAA studio, based in the beautiful and sunny island of Malta. The studio is currently developing high profile virtual reality titles and creating original IP’s across a range of gaming platforms. They have been dominating the mobile game space, releasing a number of titles for the Android and iOS Markets.

You will have the opportunity to design and implement animation behaviour systems, taking animation from the initial concept through to implementation in game engines as well as finding ways to improve the animation systems. Working within a team, you will prove and accept direction as well as embrace changes in your stride. Using your strong knowledge of the animation principles and creation of key framed animations, you will play a significant role within the team and the successful release of projects.  

Responsibilities:
  • Work with the art director and other project leads to develop moment-to-moment gameplay that reflects the product’s vision
  • Ensure the vision of the game is delivered
  • Mentor other artists in your discipline and exhibit expertise
  • Lead the animation team and coordinate outsourcing animation companies
  • Excellent ability to self-manage, meet deadlines and work well under pressure
Required Skills and Experience:
  • Maya, Motion Builder and other animation applications
  • Experience working with mocap data
  • Solid understanding of the Animation pipeline used in game engines
  • 1+ years Senior Animator experience
  • Worked as animator on shipped AAA title(s)
Desirable Characteristics:
  • Experience with HTC VIVE, PSVR or Oculus Rift
  • Traditional 2D animation background
  • Native mobile development experience
Working for a AAA studio creating phenomenal VR games, you’ll be surrounded by like-minded peers in a beautiful country with access to cutting-edge technology!

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