Senior Gameplay Animator – Sweden – Permanent – AAA Games

Location: Uppsala, Sweden Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #24567 Posted: 7 days ago

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

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This prestigious Swedish game studio is comprised of a seasoned group of developers recognised for their work creating story-driven games. They boast an impressive catalogue of action-packed console and PC games, which have won numerous awards and reached both commercial and critical acclaim.

This is a permanent position starting as soon as possible. Your relocation and/or application for work permit if you have a non-EU passport and/or not currently residing in Sweden is fully supported step by step.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • A demo reel including examples of previous gameplay animations is required.
  • Minimum of 1 AAA game shipped.
  • Fundamental knowledge of Maya.
  • Technical understanding of game engines and game animation implementation.
  • Expertise in MotionBuilder and editing motion capture data.
  • Knowledgeable in basic principles of animation: timing, dynamics & body mechanics.
  • Strong knowledge of technical dependencies and engine limitations.
  • Skilled with proprietary editors or other engines like CryEngine, Unreal, or idTech.

RESPONSIBLITIES

  • Work closely with the director and lead to help define and maintain the high level of quality for all animations available in current and future productions.
  • Design Enemy (AI) animations and Player animations with a focus on style, playability, and 'flow'.
  • Collaborate with all disciplines to develop content implementation tools, technology, and workflow.
  • Identify, communicate, and attempt to resolve animation related issues with all departments.
  • Produce high quality realistic/stylised and believable animations utilising hand key animation and motion editing according to gameplay specific needs.
  • Generate blockouts for gameplay tests.
  • Implement animation assets into game engine and iterate as needed.

DESIRED SKILLS:

  • Experience animating creatures or quadruped characters.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Art, Animation or Game Development.

BENEFITS INCL.:

  • Step by Step relocation & VISA support
  • Remote start from Sweden until it’s safe to return to working in the office
  • Working on best in the industry AAA console games
  • Very competitive salary package
  • Access to the latest tools and technology

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call me directly today on +44 (0) 1206 214 425!

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