Game Animator

Portland, Oregon | Freelance | Job ID #67996 |
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Our client, a hot game studio is looking for a 3D Animator who has a sharp eye for detail to help bring their newest game to life and blow the minds of millions of players! You’ll have a large role in the design and development of top-quality animations for our mobile games while working with the design team to ensure a cohesive and high quality standard across all game assets.

Game Animator Responsibilities:

  • Create interactive animations and special effects using compatible hardware and software platforms
  • Design and produce top-quality animations that meet our company’s standards
  • Compile design briefs and reports that detail the requirements needed to complete a project
  • Collaborate with designers, producers, and engineers to ensure that all animations integrate seamlessly and operate flawlessly within our games
  • Research video game animation trends and techniques to strive for class-leading outcomes
  • Most of all, infuse everything you do with creative drive and a passion to put something spectacular into the world for our players to marvel at every time they pick up our games

Game Animator Requirements:

  • A minimum of 2 years of experience as a game animator
  • A representative digital portfolio of completed projects
  • Experience in modeling, rigging, and skinning 2D and 3D models for video games
  • Good understanding of video game development and the art-creation process
  • Strong grasp of animation and illustration software such as After Effects, Photoshop, etc
  • Exceptional communication and teamwork skills
  • A creative eye for art direction and video game special effects

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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Onward Search helps connect creative, marketing, and technology talent with top jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include freelance / contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent placement.