Job title: Gameplay Animator
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Expertise: Creative Technical
Location: Wisconsin, United States
Job published: 2021-02-01
Job ID: 32265

Job Description

Our client is looking for an experienced Gameplay Animator to join their growing team. As a Gameplay Animator, you’ll be expected to create high fidelity 1st and 3rd person animations. Knowledge of real-life weaponry and how it is handled is a must.
A deep passion for gameplay that both looks and feels great to play is necessary to help navigate this ever-changing landscape.

Responsibilities

  • Use Motion Capture and Hand-Keyed Techniques to create high-fidelity player animations
  • Implement or learn to implement animations in Unreal by working with designers and engineers
  • Collaborate with other departments to achieve gameplay goals that both look and feel top notch
  • Help define and improve both DCC and Game engine animation pipeline
  • Assist in troubleshooting and resolving animation issues
  • Provide feedback and advice to other animators
  • Actively advance skill set and abilities by keeping aware of industry trends and techniques, evaluating competitive products, and learning new software packages
     

You need to have

  • 3+ years professional animation experience developing AAA titles
  • Experience in Unreal Engine
  • Ability to quickly adapt to new tools and tech
  • Experience animating in Maya
  • Strong hand-key animation skills
  • Strong animation fundamentals
  • Contribute and be part of a highly creative team, giving and receiving feedback
  • Ability to mentor less senior animation staff
  • Communicate and collaborate effectively with other disciplines and departments
  • Strong problem-solving skills
     

Perks  

  • Competitive compensation 
  • 100% paid premiums for family coverage of medical, dental, vision insurance 
  • 100% paid HRA to cover out of pocket medical expenses
  • Competitive amount of Paid Time Off for all employees
  • 4% employer 401K match, covered life insurance 
  • Video Game Reimbursement Budget of $300/year
  • Monthly Gym Reimbursement
  • Continuing Education Reimbursements
  • Tasty catered lunches and fully stocked kitchen when in office
  • Lots of Swag including Loot Box drops, free play on Steam & monthly company rumbles
  • Team outings and events throughout the year
  • Supportive and fun company culture