Senior Animator (Hybrid Options)

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Posted 26 September 2022
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NameJordan Langley

Job description

XR Games are looking for an experienced Senior Animator who can work across multiple exciting VR projects.

Due to the success and critical acclaim of their previous projects such as Zombieland: Headshot Fever and Angry Birds Under Pressure the XR Games team are now working on numerous major projects with recognisable IP’s throughout 2022 and 2023.

The right person for this role will have significant experience in a AAA games environment with shipped titles to your name.

Your responsibilities will include...

  • Production of high quality keyframe animation for video games
  • Work with the Concept, Design, and Art team to collaboratively bring characters to life.
  • Contribute to the design and execution of complex gameplay systems
  • Define how elements within projects will interact, build, transition and function from the concept stage to final implementation
  • Implement animations into engine with full ownership of your work
  • Be heavily involved in the continued development of tools and pipeline processes, maintaining an understanding of industry best practices
  • Meet production schedules and deadlines

The skills and experience you'll bring to the role... 

  • Strong knowledge of 3DS Max/Maya & Motionbuilder
  • 5+ years industry experience with at least 1 shipped AAA title
  • Strong understanding of character animation pipelines
  • Experience with Git and other version control systems
  • Creative attitude to problem-solving
  • Ability to work as part of a team and take an initiative
  • Exceptional verbal and written communications skills