Senior Animator

Games Jobs - Art / Animation - Amsterdam

Job Title Senior Animator
Job Category Animator
Job Description The Senior 3D Animator is highly experienced in breathing life into games. Having an excellent feel for the core animation principles and advanced knowledge of game engine implementation (UE4 preferred) are two key aspects that should both be demonstrated in the applicant’s portfolio.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Create convincing character- and object animations;
  • Work with game designers to implement the animations into the game engine;
  • Help set up the animation style and pipeline;
  • Mentor less experienced animators to improve their artistic- and technical output.


  DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Excellent eye for core animation principles (timing, weight etc.);
  • Knowledge of both hand keyed and motion captured animation;
  • Advanced knowledge of animation within a game engine;
  • Advanced rigging & skinning knowledge;
  • Strong modeling & texturing knowledge (to prevent edge loop problems etc.).


  BONUS SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Expert rigging and skinning;
  • Experience with ART in Maya & UE4;
  • Affinity and experience with VR games.


  ABOUT YOU:
  • You are a driven and experienced 3D game animator;
  • You are creative and structured;
  • Ideally you have 4+ years of game industry experience in or close to a senior role.


  WE OFFER:
  • Working in a creative and quality driven environment with enthusiastic colleagues;
  • A great spot to learn and share knowledge;
  • Benefits according to experience and job;
  • A healthy work-life balance;
  • Studio location in the heart of Amsterdam.


For this vacancy we only consider candidates that are eligible to work in the EU (no visa required).

ABOUT FORCE FIELD:

Force Field is one of the world’s largest development studios dedicated solely to developing state of the art Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR), creating high-end games, innovative TV & video content, unique interactive experiences and groundbreaking applications.

Force Field is looking for the best creative talent to help us develop to help us develop the next generation of these new forms of digital content. Come join our international team in the center of Amsterdam.
Salary
Location Amsterdam, Amsterdam
Job Category Art / Animation
Date posted 22/01/2018
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