3D Animator

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Job Description

Location: London / Remote


Salary: upto GBP 45k DOE + Excellent Benefits Our client is an entertainment and storytelling studio. From the multi:award winning experiences to the cutting edge mixed:reality immersive event Lost Origin, they continue to break boundaries in immersive entertainment. The Opportunity: Our client is looking for a UK based 3D Animator (Creatures) to work on the cutting edge VR and AR projects. They craft numerous world first experiences that blend the world of games, theatre and immersive technology to create amazing moments for the audiences. They are looking for candidates, who can work remotely with some office:based work in London Key Responsibilities:


  • Animating realistic real:time 3D characters, animals, creatures, machines, props
  • Collaborating with other animators on the complex scenes
  • Assisting in character setup, rigging, blendshapes
  • Retargeting and editing existing animation clips
  • Working with the Design department to understand the interactions and gameplay and incorporate them into character animation flow
  • Integrating animations in:engine
  • Helping to improve the existing workflows
  • Working with other departments to achieve the best possible results through teamwork Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
  • Portfolio demonstrating artistic flair, a keen eye for detail, and experience in animating photo:realistic creatures in 3D
  • Great understanding of animals and creatures locomotion
  • Good understanding of characters acting and staging
  • Feeling comfortable with various animation styles (from realistic to cartoony)
  • Ability to research and suggest motion references
  • Ability to interpret storyboards and verbal suggestions
  • Ability to plan the animation sequence, creating anim layout
  • Willingness to adapt, learning new tools and techniques
  • Working in a team, sharing the knowledge
  • Experience with character setup, rigging and skinning
  • Understanding of game animation workflows and limitations


Desirable


  • Professional game animation experience
  • Mo:cap experience is a plus
  • Scripting and anim tools creation, process automation skills
  • MEL / Python script experience is a plus
  • Understanding of Procedural animation techniques is a big plus
  • A passion for VR/AR/MR and immersive experiences Software:
  • Maya, custom rigs and HumanIK
  • MotionBuilder is a plus
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