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Head of Animation – South (UK) – Permanent Contract – AAA Video Games

Location: Oxford, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 3 years ago

Rebellion

Projects: AAA Games

 

My client is a successful UK independent games developer using cutting edge technology to create highly successful game titles. You will head the studios animation team ensuring that all aspects of game animation are pushed to the highest technical and aesthetic bar.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 3D Animation Demo Reel
  • Experience at a games developer as a Head of Animation or Animation Director
  • At least one published AAA game title
  • Expertise in MOCAP

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead the animation team to make the best possible animations.
  • To work with Technical Animators, Character Artists and Code teams to promote technical improvements that will deliver the highest calibre, most realistic animations.
  • To lead other animators with best practice, process and training/mentoring.
  • To keep abreast of latest technical advancements and knowledge and applying these lessons where possible.
  • To oversee cutscene and marketing animations including facial animation, rigging and capture process.
  • Excellent knowledge of animating using Maya
  • Excellent understanding of how animation must work in harmony with the game design
  • Fluent knowledge of working with Mo-cap. From shot lists, directing shoots and cleaning up final data.

 

IN RETURN:

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible start and finish times
  • Relaxed and friendly atmosphere
  • Company events
  • Access to their games and films library
  • Pension scheme and childcare vouchers

Tagged as: Animation Director

Tags: Animation Director Categories: Animation , Creative

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