Job title: Senior 3D Animator
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Expertise: Creative
Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Job published: 2020-09-01
Job ID: 32164

Job Description

The Senior 3D Animator is responsible for setting the bar for character and creature animation on cutting edge VR platforms. Using Unreal, you will be responsible for breathing life and believability into our interactive worlds; from objects, props and environmental flourishes, all the way through to a wide variety of humans, quadrupeds, and everything in-between!

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create convincing creature, character and object animations;
  • Work with game designers to implement the animations into the game engine;
  • Set the animation style and help improve / maintain pipeline;
  • Mentor less experienced animators to improve their artistic and technical output.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Excellent understanding of human and animal body mechanics and excellent eye for core animation principles (timing, weight etc.);
  • Knowledge of both hand keyed and motion captured animation;
  • Advanced knowledge of animation within a game engine and knowledge of game engine implementation (UE4 preferred);
  • Advanced rigging & skinning knowledge;
  • Strong modeling & texturing knowledge (to prevent edge loop problems etc.).

Bonus

  • Expert rigging and skinning;
  • Experience with ART in Maya & UE4;
  • Affinity and experience with VR games.

YOU

  • You are driven and experienced senior 3D game animator;
  • You are creative and structured;
  • Ideally you have 4+ years of game industry experience in or close to a senior role.

For this vacancy we only consider candidates that are eligible to work in the EU (no visa required).

Are you interested and do you fit above profile? We love to hear from you!
We only take your application in consideration when you apply with a CV and motivational letter.