Job ID: #23958
This vacancy may offer a work-from-home start until it’s safe to work in-house or relocate to the location.
Project: AAA Games
This studio is building a world class team of games developers to make an innovative ground-breaking open-world game! They are seeking an experienced Gameplay Lead Animator to drive the animation team to produce compelling high-quality gameplay animations.
The successful candidate will be working closely under the guidance of their highly experienced Gameplay Animation Director, joining the studio at a vital time as they expand and improve their animation pipeline.
· Able to provide a demo reel showcasing high-quality character animation work in games.
· Extensive games development experience, having shipped a minimum of one AAA title as a Lead Animator.
· Solid keyframe and motion capture editing skills.
· Excellent understanding of Maya and MotionBuilder.
· Experience working with state machines and anim graphs.
· Experience with CryEngine or Lumberyard is very beneficial.
· Great knowledge of character and prop setups.
· Strong understanding of the process for integrating gameplay systems.
· Lead a team of gameplay animators providing assistance, guidance and technical expertise.
· Create high quality, responsive and realistic gameplay animations using both keyframing and motion capture data.
· Oversee task assignments for your team.
· Cooperate with programmers and scripters to create or improve current gameplay animation systems.
· Review the team’s work and providing regular feedback.
· Help with the recruitment and mentorship of the team.
· Help with scheduling and milestone planning.
· Collaborate with the Gameplay Animation Director during motion capture shoots.
· Encourage team performance and milestone deliveries.
· Support with VISA and relocation
· Highly competitive salary
· Amazing city location
· Working with a world class team of developers
Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call directly today on +44 1206 214 412!
Categories: Animation , Creative
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