Experienced Animator

Games Jobs - Art / Animation - South East

Job Title Experienced Animator
Job Category Animator
Job Description Creative Assembly is looking for a talented gameplay animator to join our Total War: Warhammer team.  In the role, the successful candidate will create and implement believable creature animation from the Warhammer universe and demonstrate outstanding all round creativity, artistic ability and imagination. 

The ideal candidate will be an accomplished animator with the ability to produce stunning work, be experienced in developing animation systems for games and possess highly developed creative skills and good technical ability.

Key Responsibilities

Reporting to the Lead Animator, you’ll be responsible for creating and implementing high quality animations, whether they are key framed by hand and/or working with Mocap. 

Communication, approachability and proactivity is vital for this role, as you will be expected to engage with other departments to push content and new concepts through. A thorough understanding of game pipelines and gameplay mechanics is essential in this position.

Knowledge, Skill and Experience

Essential
  • Must have experience dealing with gameplay animations and knowledge of implementing animations in-game
  • Have an understanding of animation pipeline from conceptual phase to deployment
  • Excellent problem-solving skills with emphasis on proactivity
  • Excellent hand-key animation skills for both human and creatures
  • Experience with key-frame animation
  • Excellent communication skills and proven ability to work well within a small team with a passion for games
  • Take constructive criticism very well and complete tasks by the assigned due dates
  • A thorough understanding of game pipelines and gameplay mechanics
Desirable
  • Proficiency in Maya and/or Motionbuilder
  • Experience with motion capture
Please submit a Portfolio/ Showreel link with your application to be considered for this role
We are Creative Assembly

Creative Assembly is one of the UK's leading games development studios, founded in 1987 and located in West Sussex, UK and in Sofia, Bulgaria.

We have gathered our team of world-class, diverse and multi-national talent, dedicated to crafting some of the most renowned gaming experiences and giving our loyal followers worlds in which to immerse themselves.

Our focus on quality has filled our awards cabinet over the years – from BAFTAs to Ivor Novellos. We owe this to our team – creatives from a breadth of backgrounds, who unite to share their ideas and expertise, to craft the highest quality gameplay.
Salary Based on experience
Location South East
Job Category Art / Animation
Date posted 10/07/2018
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