Senior Creature Animator - Remote Start - Permanent – Action, Adventure Game

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Job Title Senior Creature Animator - Remote Start - Permanent – Action, Adventure Game
Job Category Animator
Job Description Job Location: Remote Start (Must be in the UK / prepared to relocate to the UK)

Job Type: Permanent

Project: First Person Action, Adventure Game

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Our client is and I are seeking an experienced Senior Creature Animator to join their talented and passionate team working on an exciting unannounced first-person action and adventure game where creatures play a major role.

You will be working alongside gameplay and animation programmers while assisting in mentoring junior animators in the team too.

REQUIREMENTS:

    <li class=MsoNoSpacing>Animal and creature animation experience on a shipped game or film
    <li class=MsoNoSpacing>Ideally, you will have worked on a AA/AAA video game or have the passion to
    <li class=MsoNoSpacing>Experience with scripting and rigging is a bonus
    <li class=MsoNoSpacing>Ability to plan and deliver features on-spec and within an agreed time frame
    <li class=MsoNoSpacing>Experience working with remote teams
    <li class=MsoNoSpacing>Experience and interest in mentoring junior animators
    <li class=MsoNoSpacing>Maya expertise
    <li class=MsoNoSpacing>Unreal Engine experience is desirable


RESPONSIBILITIES:

    <li class=MsoNoSpacing>Working on a range of bipedal / quadruped creatures to a high standard of realism
    <li class=MsoNoSpacing>Learning Unreal Engine’s animation capabilities, and animation state machines
    <li class=MsoNoSpacing>Setting hero animation standards for the project
    <li class=MsoNoSpacing>Providing expertise and feedback to junior animators
    <li class=MsoNoSpacing>Engaging in technical design discussions, and production pipeline considerations with the technical teams
    <li class=MsoNoSpacing>Collaborating with the design and art teams to deliver functional animation systems that meet the creative vision
    <li class=MsoNoSpacing>Working on isolated game prototypes, and proving out ideas or animation techniques


BENEFITS:

    <li class=MsoNoSpacing>Hybrid Work from Home / Work from Office setup
    <li class=MsoNoSpacing>Private Medical and Dental Healthcare
    <li class=MsoNoSpacing>Annual Salary Reviews
    <li class=MsoNoSpacing>One hour a week paid exercise and wellness pass
    <li class=MsoNoSpacing>Relocation support and VISA sponsorship if required


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Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call directly today on +44 1206 214 425!
Salary DOE
Location Anywhere
Job Category Art / Animation
Date posted 18/02/2021
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