Senior Gameplay Animator

Games Jobs - Art / Animation - South East

Job Title Senior Gameplay Animator
Job Category Animator
Job Description The award-winning Total War team are looking for a talented Gameplay Animator to join our Total War: Warhammer team. The ideal candidate will create and implement believable creature animations from the Warhammer universe and demonstrate outstanding all-round creativity, artistic ability and imagination.

Key Responsibilities

Reporting to the Lead Animator, you’ll be responsible for creating and implementing high quality animations, whether they are hand keyed 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 to completion. A thorough understanding of game pipelines and gameplay mechanics is essential in this position.

Please supply a showreel with your application

Knowledge, Skill and Experience 

  • Experience dealing with gameplay animations and knowledge of implementing animations in-game
  • Understanding of game animation pipeline from conceptual phase to deployment
  • Excellent problem-solving skills with emphasis on proactivity
  • Good hand-key animation skills for both human and creatures
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work well within a team
  • Ability to receive and apply critique on your work and complete tasks by the assigned due dates
  • A thorough understanding of gameplay mechanics
  • Support junior animators on the team
  • Experience of development of a title from start to finish with an understanding of the process of delivering the game
  • Proficiency in Maya
  • Experience with motion capture 

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We focus on our strengths and embrace our uniqueness, collaborating across teams and giving everyone the trust and respect to be masters of their craft.

Our values form the foundation of our culture and ethos:
  • Quality - Everything we do is about quality, from individual actions to final products, we take pride in the detail and authenticity of all our creations.
  • Focus - We focus on our strengths as a studio. Our teams might work across different projects, but our goals and vision should be clear for everyone.
  • Teamwork - We are a collective who thrive working across teams, empowering each other to succeed.
  • Respect - Respect at CA is given as a default, we respect each other as diverse and unique individuals, who come together to create games our fans will love.
  • Trust - Alongside respect, we trust each other, our teams and our leaders as experts of their craft. Everyone is given creative autonomy and freedom to make a real contribution to our projects and our legacy.
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Salary Based on experience
Location South East
Job Category Art / Animation
Date posted 16/05/2019
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