Gameplay Animator

Animation | Montréal, Québec, Canada

 

PERMANENT – FULL TIME

REPORTS TO: LEAD ANIMATOR

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

       Bring to life unique, appealing and most of all believable characters in both in-game and scripted scenarios;

       Respect a delivery schedule of high quality of level animation assets set by the rest of the team;

       Clearly communicate progress and issues to the Lead Animator, and be willing to understand and act upon direction;

       Create aspects of 3D animation which answer the requirements established by the Artistic direction while showing initiative and creativity;

       Work with the designers and integrators to implement 3C related features.

 

EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS:

       Diploma in 3D Art, or equivalent training

       3-5 years and more of experience in the field of the animation

       At least 1 shipped AAA titles in the past

       Be autonomous

       Familiar with producing in-game animations and in-game systems

       Experience with animation and camera integration

       Cinematic background with hands on knowledge of camera, composition, & cinematic sequences

 

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

       Knowledge of Maya and Motionbuilder

       Expert with quick keyframe iteration and motion capture editing

       Insight into animation pipelines and motion-capture experience is important

       Knowledge of 3Ds Max

       Technical experience with engines like Unreal an asset

       An understanding of the human body and facial anatomy

       Rigging/skinning and basic character modeling knowledge

 

INTERPERSONAL QUALITIES:

       A strong work ethic, initiative and above all else humility is required

       Must thrive in a team environment with a drive for self-improvement, to learn and also to share knowledge

       The maturity to give, (and receive), constructive criticism is expected

       A desire to push the boundaries of videogame animation standards is a must

 

MOTIVATION & INTEREST:

Passion and ambition for video games are essential!

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