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Gameplay Animator – USA – Relocation Support + Benefits – AAA Games

Location: New York Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 4 years ago

Avalanche New York


My client and I are currently looking for a highly skilled and motivated gameplay animator to join one of their exciting AAA projects. You will have experience breathing life into 3rd person player controlled characters as well as realising NPC movement, performances and behaviours.



  • Experience working as a Gameplay Animator in the games industry
  • Must be a highly skilled Animator who is passionate about animation and video games
  • To collaborate with the Animation Director to ensure that animation content meets the expectations of quality, consistency and style
  • Have accomplished observational skills coupled with a strong understanding of weight distribution and pacing/timing
  • Be able to demonstrate and excel at realistic keyframed character animation
  • Accomplished knowledge of current animation techniques and 3rd party animation Software (Maya and Motion Builder)
  • Experience working with and creatively manipulating motion capture.
  • A desire to push animation in video-games to new levels of believability



  • Experience working with additive, partial and layered animation systems
  • A good knowledge of setting up/working with animation state machines and blend trees
  • Basic understanding of rigging and scripting
  • Experience working with quadrupeds
  • At least one AAA title released


Sound good? Apply now for you chance to work at one of America’s best games studios! Send your CV (resume) along with a link to your demo reel to


Jon Norfolk | Art & Animation Consultant

OPM Response Ltd

Direct Line: + 44 (0) 1206 214425


Skype: jon.norfolk.opm


Twitter: AnimationOPM


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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