Animator - Video Games

Games Jobs - Art / Animation - Guildford

Job Title Animator - Video Games
Job Category Art / Animation
Job Description Interested in working with a BAFTA winning games developer? Want to work at the cutting edge of video games graphics on console and VR tech. We are looking for a highly talented and experienced Animator to play a key role with one of the UK's top AAA games developers. 

You will be responsible for a creating and editing key-frame animation and editing mocap data for in-game characters and sequences to provide high-quality content for one of our games currently in production.

EXPERIENCE:
• At least 3 years of experience as an animator working on at least one AAA game.
• Creating believable key-framed performances for both humans and creatures
• Able to clean up and enhance motion captured performances
• Detailed knowledge of the workflows and methods involved in animating game characters vehicles and objects.
• A strong portfolio of work which demonstrates the ability to create high-quality animations.

KEY SKILLS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• The ability to follow an artistic vision and interpret feedback and direction accurately
• An ability to interpret storyboards and take them through to final animation
• A solid understanding of traditional animation principles (timing weight etc.)
• Experience working with and editing mocap data.
• Ability to create and iterate key-frame animation.
• Strong staging and block-out skills with a good eye for character posing.
• Collaborating with other disciplines such as environment character lighting and VFX artists graphics programmers and level designers to create a AAA game experience.

TECHNICAL SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE
• Maya
• Motion Builder
• Knowledge of the principles of key-frame and motion capture technology
• Experience of character rigs and facial animation solutions
• Experience working on a first-person game would be an advantage
• Experience working on a VR game would also be an advantage

If the above sounds like it could be the opportunity you’ve been looking for then get in touch. For a casual chat about the role in more detail call me on 01925 839 722 or drop me an email on lee.burns@amiqus.com
Salary "£35k - £45k"
Location Guildford
Job Category Art / Animation
Date posted 17/11/2018
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