Senior Animator - AAA - London

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Job Title Senior Animator - AAA - London
Job Category Web / Graphic Designer,Animator,Character Artist,Vehicle Artist,Environment Artist,2D / Concept / Texture Artist,UI / UX Designer / Artist,Lead Artist,Technical Animator,VFX / Lighting Artist,Art Director,Technical Artist,Lead Animator,Cinematics / MoCap
Job Description Our client is looking to add to its family of staff on a 2 year contract.
We are looking for an exceptionally talented Senior Animator who is ready for the challenge of producing an AAA title on the next generation platforms.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • To create and develop industry leading gameplay animations and animations that support the narrative of the game.
  • To support motion capture processes from rehearsals to final performance.
  • Have a proactive working relationship with the Animation Director and Animation Lead to ensure assets and direction are consistent and hits the expected quality goals.
  • Work closely with the Animation Team to ensure animation quality is consistent throughout the project long iterative processes.
  • Work with the Animation team and others to ensure pipelines and tools developed are to the needs of the whole department.
  • Showcase experience, quality and strong decision making skills for what makes excellent gaming assets.
  • Be a solid example for non-Seniors to follow suit.

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Excellent knowledge of 3DS max and/or Maya.
  • Experienced knowledge of Motion Builder advantageous.
  • Experienced knowledge of the Unreal Engine or similar game engine/s.
  • A strong understanding of the Motion Capture process is advantageous, but not essential.
  • Knowledge of editing software (Premiere/After Effects) is advantageous, but not essential.

SKILL REQUIREMENTS
  • Excellent understanding of classic animation principles.
  • Excellent quality level for producing high quality animation assets.
  • Strong Keyframe Animation skills.
  • Experienced knowledge and understanding of producing in-game animation assets.
  • Strong self-management skills and to be able to bring animation assets in on desired timeframes, at the expected quality levels.
  • Visual story telling skills, beneficial.
  • Strong communication and organisational skills.
  • To be pro-active in problem solving and have a great level of independence.
  • Able to work exceptional well within a team: willingness to give and receive feedback, and the ability to embrace change; ability to collaborate productively with others.

BENEFITS
  • Private family medical care
  • Private dental care
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Long-service holiday reward
  • Brand new custom designed studio
  • World class training speakers hosted on-site
  • Access to multiple online training websites
  • Monthly team meals/outings
  • On-site subsidised Masseuse, Yoga & Life Drawing.
  • Quarterly salary adjustment reviews
  • Monthly 1on1s with your Line Manager
  • Yearly Line Manager & Studio Peer Performance review process

Please contact Cassandra Donnelly on 01279 871330 cassandra@interactiveselection.com if you are interested in this position. Please forward your CV in a Word format. View Many More Interactive Selection Jobs
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Salary Competitive with Benefits
Location London, UK & Europe
Job Category Art / Animation
Date posted 24/12/2018
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