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Animation Director – Sweden – Permanent Contract – AAA Open World Games

Location: Stockholm, Sweden Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 4 years ago

Avalanche Studios

Projects:                AAA Open World Games

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This studio is an awesome developer of Open World Sandbox Games, allowing the player the creative freedom to play it their way! As the Animation Director you will take on a considerable amount of ownership and responsibility, you will bring your passion, highly developed animation skills and creative problem solving to contribute to their project on many levels.

As an expert in your field you know character and creature animation, facial animation, skeletal construction and point weighting. You will also have a focus on quality control for the animations created on the team and influence their work.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Demo Reel showcasing some of your best work in video games
  • Experience working as an Lead Animator or Animation Director in the Games Industry
  • Passionate about animation with a high level of understanding of its principals
  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal, and organisational skills
  • The ability to effectively communicate, both creatively and technically
  • Experience with facial animation, cinematography, cinematic related character animation, rigging, skinning, animation state trees and animation scripting would be beneficial
  • Experience with multi-player related animation systems and open world games would be beneficial
  • Have a passion for making great games, with an awareness of current titles and industry

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To plan, manage, coordinate and review the work of the animation team to ensure the highest quality
  • To work closely with the Game Director and Lead/Senior Designers to establish the animation requirements in all areas of the game
  • To ensure that the integrity of the animations and character behaviours are realised as intended in the build via regular reviews, establishing issues and advising on implementation and technical solutions.
  • To collaborate with Directors, Producers and other Leads to help drive the project direction
  • Actively participate in animation system and tech design, pipeline improvements, and all animation related problem solving
  • To be a positive driving force that consistently leads by example
  • Act as a role-model for the animation team by emphasising project and company goals, provide feedback on performance, mentoring and training the Animators to achieve the best of their ability

Interested in finding out more about the studio, project and benefits of working at this studio? 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: Animation Director

Tags: Animation Director Categories: Animation , Creative

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