Senior Animator

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Posted 22 November 2022
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NameJordan Langley

Job description

Supermassive Games are seeking a Senior Animator to work on their exciting new project!

With a passion to deliver high-end cinematic games, Supermassive Games is carving a unique and exciting path in the games industry. Want to join them on the journey?

You will be responsible for a creating and editing key-frame animation and editing mocap data for in-game characters and sequences, to provide high-quality content for one of their games currently in production.

Your responsibilities…
  • Follow the artistic vision and interpret feedback and direction accurately
  • Interpret storyboards and take them through to final animation
  • Apply your solid understanding of traditional animation principles
  • Working with and editing mocap data
  • Create and iterate key-frame animation
  • Staging and blocking-out while using your good eye for character posing
  • Collaborating with other disciplines such as environment, character, lighting and VFX artists, graphics programmers and level designers to create a AAA game experience

The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…
  • 7 years of experience as an animator, working on at least one AAA game
  • Experienced in creating believable key-framed performances for humans and creatures
  • Able to clean up and enhance motion captured performances
  • Detailed knowledge of the workflows and methods involved in animating game characters, vehicles, and objects.
  • Skilled with Maya and Motion Builder
  • Knowledge of the principles of key-frame and motion capture technology
  • Experience of character rigs and facial animation solutions

For this role, your portfolio should demonstrate the ability to create high-quality animations.

Perks and benefits include…
  • Pension and life assurance
  • Private health insurance
  • Quarterly profit related bonus scheme
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Social events including the famously large summer party

Supermassive make big games with small teams and pride themselves on their supportive, inclusive, and friendly culture where work-life balance is both respected and protected. The studio celebrates and nurtures their devs and seeks to constantly improve tools and workflows so developers can focus on creativity, further supported by fast decision-making to allow good ideas to flourish.