Senior Animator (Remote)

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Posted 11 May 2023
Salary Negotiable
LocationFrankfurt (Oder)
Job type Permanent
DisciplineGame AnimationGame Art
Contact NameMaddie Munro

Job description

metricminds are looking for a Senior Animator to join their highly skilled team on some of the most interesting projects the games industry has to offer!

The studio have accompanied numerous game development productions, allowing them to fully understand what game developers need in a professional service provider. Their staff utilise in depth knowledge and passion for the games industry, combined with collaborative talent and dedication, to create the highest calibre of animated work.

Within this role you will animate characters using motion capture and keyframe animation techniques to help the team tell larger than life stories in high-end real-time game cinematics.

Your responsibilities…
  • Foster the development of high-quality cinematics and cutscenes
  • Collaborate with a team of artists to create high quality animation sequences in given timelines
  • Animate characters, vehicles, and props using motion capture and keyframe animation techniques
  • Contribute creative solutions and techniques to provide high-quality animations
  • Identify technical needs and issues to enhance tools and pipelines
  • Support documentation of processes and best practices
The skills and requirements you'll bring to the role…
  • 5 or more years of professional experience in Animation
  • Good showreel showcasing animated works
  • Professional experience using MotionBuilder and Maya
  • Experience working with motion capture data
  • Excellent keyframe animation expertise and skills
  • Strong collaborative mindset and able to work well in a team
  • Ability to self-organise and have strong attention to detail considering quality and time
  • Maintaining a positive problem-solving attitude, being proactive and self-motivated
It's a bonus if you have…
  • Professional experience with facial mocap data
  • Industry experience doing real-time work
  • Familiarity with Unreal Engine
  • Knowledge of photography principles, storytelling, and movie making
  • Strong technical background with the ability to solve problems if they arise
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.