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Senior Creature Animator – Remote Start – Permanent – Action, Adventure Game

Location: Remote, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #24764 Posted: 3 months ago

Job Location: Remote Start (Must be in the UK / prepared to relocate to the UK)

Job Type: Permanent

Project: First Person Action, Adventure Game

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Our client is and I are seeking an experienced Senior Creature Animator to join their talented and passionate team working on an exciting unannounced first-person action and adventure game where creatures play a major role.

You will be working alongside gameplay and animation programmers while assisting in mentoring junior animators in the team too.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Animal and creature animation experience on a shipped game or film
  • Ideally, you will have worked on a AA/AAA video game or have the passion to
  • Experience with scripting and rigging is a bonus
  • Ability to plan and deliver features on-spec and within an agreed time frame
  • Experience working with remote teams
  • Experience and interest in mentoring junior animators
  • Maya expertise
  • Unreal Engine experience is desirable

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Working on a range of bipedal / quadruped creatures to a high standard of realism
  • Learning Unreal Engine’s animation capabilities, and animation state machines
  • Setting hero animation standards for the project
  • Providing expertise and feedback to junior animators
  • Engaging in technical design discussions, and production pipeline considerations with the technical teams
  • Collaborating with the design and art teams to deliver functional animation systems that meet the creative vision
  • Working on isolated game prototypes, and proving out ideas or animation techniques

BENEFITS:

  • Hybrid Work from Home / Work from Office setup
  • Private Medical and Dental Healthcare
  • Annual Salary Reviews
  • One hour a week paid exercise and wellness pass
  • Relocation support and VISA sponsorship if required

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Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call directly today on +44 1206 214 425!

Tagged as: Senior Animator

Tags: Senior Animator Categories: Animation , Creative

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