Animator (contract)

Games Jobs - Art / Animation - Sweden

Job Title Animator (contract)
Job Category Animator
Job Description Animator (contract)

About Tarsier Studios

Tarsier Studios is an independent game development studio based in Malmö, Sweden. We’re a team of 50 that pride ourselves on being self-motivated, open-minded and result-focused. Here everyone is important and together we aim to make the best quality games while having fun doing it. For us it’s all about atmosphere, playfulness and quality.

Last year we celebrated our 10 year anniversary, and it was a year that also saw the release of our first two original games - Statik and Little Nightmares. Both games were critically successful and show that there is an audience for the kind of games Tarsier want to make.

Does this feel like your kind of place? Do you get excited by quality and attention to detail? Can’t stop yourself from wanting to learn new things? Thinking about games even when you’re taking a sh... ower? Want to work in a great environment with amazing co-workers, where we really care for each other and the games we do? Love job adverts that ask a few too many questions? If the answer is yes to all, we would love for you to join us!

Job Description
We’re looking for an experienced technical 3D Animator with an easy-going attitude, who loves to work with games, a great eye for detail and is always striving to push their work to the highest possible level. You will be working closely with the tech team and designers in both Maya and Unreal Engine to help us on an unannounced title.

This is a 1-year fixed term contract 50% part-time where we require you to work onsite at our office in Malmö.

Responsibilities:
  • Own, curate and implement animation blueprints in close collaboration with engineers
  • Create animations that portray character personalities consistent with the style and vision as laid out by the Creative Director and/or Art Director
  • Demonstrate a superior sense of posing, timing, and weight
  • Continuously push the quality of the animations
  • Help locate and solve animation processes and implementation issues

Requirements:
  • Able to relocate and work part-time 50% onsite at our office in Malmö, Sweden  
  • At least 3 years of experience as a 3D Animator, preferably working with games
  • Strong knowledge and experience of rigging and animation
  • Strong knowledge and experience of creating and implementing character animations
  • Strong knowledge and experience of working with Unreal Engine and Maya
  • Understanding of the technical limitations of game engines and console platforms
  • Willingness to accept and provide direction and work well under pressure
  • Flexibility to cope with frequent iterations

Additional Bonus skills:
  • Skilled in animation scripting
  • Strong understanding of classic animation principles and fundamentals
  • Cinematic knowledge
  • Significant knowledge and experience of rigging
  • Previous experience of the games industry

Benefits
  • Excellent colleagues and supportive work environment
  • Company health care and health care benefits
  • 30 days paid vacation per year
  • Flexible work hours
Salary
Location Malmö, Sweden
Job Category Art / Animation
Date posted 23/10/2017
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