Senior Animator

El Segundo, California | Permanent | Job ID #60401 |
Posted Last Month
 

Job Description:

  • Create character animations through a blend of key-frame animation and motion capture
  • Work with motion capture data for both cinematic and in-game features
  • Implement gameplay animations into state machine
  • Facilitate and inform tool development
  • Collaborate with designers, artists, and programmers to establish, iterate, and refine the animation pipeline

Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of professional gameplay animation experience
  • A strong demo reel that demonstrates expert knowledge of fundamental animation principles
  • Demonstrate proficient command of weight, timing, and posing through manipulating motion capture data as well as key-framing
  • High level of proficiency in Maya
  • Work well in a creative, team-oriented environment, exhibiting excellent communication, time-management, positive attitude and organizational skills
  • High proficiency in technical problem solving

Bonus:

  • A Bachelor's degree or diploma, with an emphasis in animation
  • Experience with MotionBuilder
  • AAA game development experience
  • 1 or more published titles working with first person or third person perspectives
  • Good technical knowledge of UE4 or other game engines
  • Knowledge of Perforce

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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