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Senior Animator – Sweden – Permanent – AAA Games

Location: Stockholm, Sweden Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #29761 Posted: 10 months ago

Starbreeze Studios

Projects:                AAA Shooter Games

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This developer in Sweden has been creating brilliant games for over a decade. Their recent titles have received critical acclaim and commercial success on PC and Console. You play a crucial role when it comes to tying together gameplay, storytelling and character movement. You will be responsible for pitching ideas and creating prototypes and might even be part of directing the actors and stuntmen during motion capture sessions. Ultimately, you will bring polish to the final stage, and bring life-like (and un-life-like, of course) animations into the game.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • A Reel demonstrating solid in-game, as well as cinematic animations, illustrating a clear understanding of the various animation principles
  • Experience working with animations in the game industry with at least two shipped AAA titles.
  • Experienced Maya and possibly Motion Builder user
  • Experience and knowledge of the Unreal game engine is an advantage.
  • You must be fluent in English, both verbally and in writing.
  • An absolute passion for video games and animation.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborate with the Animation Lead with respect to Art, Engineering and Design teams to define the animation style, produce pre-visualizations and present concept ideas to the team
  • Create the animations for both in-game behaviour as well as predefined sequences (or cut scenes)
  • Understand and have worked with game-required techniques such as blending, tagging, state machine transitions, animation blending trees, compression, etc.
  • Create compelling character performances, utiliSing both key framed and motion capture techniques, to compliment the game design and promote the artistic vision of the game as a whole
  • Work with the Producers, Department Leads and Animation team to establish methods to improve the production pipeline, tools and systems
  • Assist in troubleshooting animation and technical issues
  • Expected to give advice and mentor more junior level Animators

BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Relocation support
  • Competitive Salaries

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: Senior Animator

Tags: Senior Animator Categories: Animation , Creative

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