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3D Animator – Brighton – Permanent – AAA Games

Location: Brighton, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 2 years ago

The Chinese Room

Project:                  Console, PC, Mobile Games

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My client and I are looking for an experienced 3D Animator, who is skilled in a broad range of animation styles and capable of creating dynamic and compelling animation (including hand-keyed and/or motion capture based) for upcoming video game projects. We are looking for someone who understands game animation production and its quirks.

You will report to the Art Director but must be able to take responsibility for managing your own work and schedules.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Industry Experience in video Games
  • Thorough understanding of animation fundamentals for human and non-human characters.
  • Understanding of Character creation process from concept, to modelling and final rigging.
  • Demonstrable experience in creating animation of a high standard while maintaining visual and functional specifications for game mechanics.
  • Excellent knowledge or at least one major 3d package (i.e. Maya or 3DSMax).
  • Basic knowledge of Maya and Max essential.
  • Good understanding of the game development process.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Have responsibility for the production of high quality hand keyed animation
  • Work with and understand Motion Capture data
  • Be able to adapt to a variety of styles as the project demands
  • Exhibit a strong understanding of the fundamental principles of animation
  • Assist in Lead responsibilities such as mentoring, scheduling and R&D into new features
  • Contribute to the conceptualisation of character behaviours and abilities
  • Provide detailed input during the character creation process, from concept to modelling to final rigging, identifying character performance and functionality requirements
  • Able to direct MOCAP talent during character rehearsal and motion capture shoots

DESIRABLE:

  • Game engine experience (UE/Unity ideally).
  • Interest in playing games and current technical trends.
  • If you have worked on first person games as an animator would be beneficial but not essential.

BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Relocation Assistance
  • Generous Holidays
  • Flexi-time
  • Social Events
  • Relaxed and Friendly Studio Environment

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call me directly today on +44 (0) 1206 214425!

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Salary and benefits will be discussed at interview with the company and are individually negotiated by OPM.

Tagged as: 3D Animation

Tags: 3D Animation Categories: Animation , Creative

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