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Senior Technical Animator – North, UK – Video Games

Location: Sheffield, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #25059 Posted: 4 months ago

Project: Console and PC Games

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Our client is an award-winning studio that creates ground breaking games and content for some of the world’s largest publishers.

 

We are currently looking for a Senior Technical Animator Animator to play a pivotal role in their experienced animation team.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Demo Reel displaying the rigs and tools you’ve created
  • Industry experience as a Senior Technical Animator
  • Good knowledge of Maya and/or 3DstudioMax
  • Scripting vial Mel, MaxScript or Python
  • Thorough knowledge of animation fundamentals for human and non-human characters
  • Knowledge and understanding of character creation process from concept to modelling and final rigging
  • Background in creating animation of a high standards while maintaining visual and functional specifications for game mechanics
  • Good written and oral communication skills

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Build, manage and maintain the character pipeline
  • Collaborate with code and design to achieve engaging player experiences
  • Aid in Lead responsibilities such as mentoring, scheduling and R&D into new features
  • Add to the conceptualisation of character behaviours and abilities
  • Give detailed input during the character creation process, from concept to modelling to final rigging, identifying character performance and functionality requirements
  • Display an understanding of the pipelines and procedures within the project as a whole

BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • VISA sponsorship and relocation assistance
  • Competitive salaries
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Flexible work hours
  • Annual bonus with share incentive plan
  • Pension contributions

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call me directly today on +44 (0) 1206 214425!

Tagged as: Technical Animation

Tags: Technical Animation Categories: Animation , Creative

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Jon Norfolk

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