Senior Animator

Senior Animator

Job Location: Seattle, Washington

Job Description

Senior Animator

Video game client in the Seattle area has an immediate opening for a Senior Animator. This position is a full-time, direct-hire position.

Job Responsibilities:

• Create human animations and animate realistic human motion with keyframe and motion capture with special emphasis on third-person perspective.

• Create melee hand-to-hand combat animations with Unity using various techniques.

• Modify animations and develop prototypes based upon feedback and critiques from other functional teams.

• Work with various team members to assure that all animations are delivered at the desired quality and on schedule.

• Strong self-motivation, great communication skills, and a team-player attitude is required.

Requirements:

• At least five years of experience working in the game development business as a Senior 3D Animator.

• Strong knowledge of traditional animation principles.

• Experience animating player characters for both gameplay and cinematics.

• Must have at least one shipped title while working as a Senior Animator.

• Experience working in Unreal 4.

• Candidates must be highly self-motivated with great communication skills and the attitude/personality to merge into a team of like-minded professionals.

Technical Requirements:

• Unreal Engine 4 or Unreal Engine 5.

• Unreal implementation tools and techniques.

• Rigging.

• Full-body physics.

• IK systems.

Job will be 100% remote until the virus risk is over when the client would like all employees to return to working in the Seattle office. Remote options are also possible.