Animator - Frankfurt, DE

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Posted 06 September 2022
Salary Negotiable
LocationFrankfurt (Oder)
Job type Permanent
DisciplineAnimation
Reference17545
Contact NameJordan Langley

Job description

Metricminds are looking to hire an Animator to join their team as they provide high quality services ranging from motion capture to fully produced animated videos and commercials. Their special focus lies on full-service creation of game cut scenes, both pre-rendered and in-engine.

You will be animating characters using motion capture and keyframe animation techniques to help the team tell larger than life stories in high-end Realtime game cinematics.

Your responsibilities will be…

  • Help drive the development of AAA quality cinematics and cutscenes
  • Animate characters, vehicles and props using motion capture and keyframe animation techniques
  • Block out rough sequences which will later receive animation of characters, props, and cameras
  • Work with a director or supervisor, as well as a team of fellow animators to create high quality animation sequences on tight timelines

The skills and experience you will bring to the role…

  • 3+ years of professional experience in animation
  • Professional experience using Motionbuilder and Maya
  • Proven key-frame expertise and practiced skills
  • Experience working with motion capture data
  • Able to work well in a team and to lead others
  • Possess a problem-solving attitude
  • Good English language skills
  • Ability to determine the best method of completing assigned tasks
  • Able to self-organise with a strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision

Desired but not essential skills…

  • Experience with facial mocap data
  • Familiarity with Unreal Engine
  • Industry real-time work with Unreal Engine
  • Acting experience, background, or training
  • Knowledge of photography principles, storytelling and movie making

Please prepare a showreel highlighting your animated works.

Metricminds offer generous relocation support to enable you to move to the beautiful city of Frankfurt. Alternatively, they can offer remote working to most places around the world within a similar time zone.