Maya Animator

Employer
Advantage Resourcing UK Ltd
Location
Whittington, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
22 Sep 2020

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Sector
Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Permanent
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Animator

Advantage Resourcing is looking for an Animator to work with a major/global Technology and Gaming organisation based at Twycross in Leicestershire. This will be a contract role for circa 12 months and we are looking for an Animator with several years' exposure to amination, particular using Maya to work in this exciting international company creating bespoke animations to drive animation direction.

Reporting to the Lead Animator, you will be responsible for the creation of gameplay animation, creature animation and cutscenes to bring our game worlds to life. You will have a varied and challenging role in our game's development maximising quality as well as efficiency

Responsibilities

  • Creating bespoke animations to drive animation direction
  • Help inform design and production decisions and problem solve animation issues
  • Responsible for creating/implementing animation content to an excellent standard
  • Make balanced and rational decisions on the production of assets
  • Deliver content on schedule and within technical limitations
  • High quality animation skills that include experience in bipedal animation, quadruped and facial animation


Essential Requirements

  • Familiar with next-generation asset creation pipelines and tools
  • Good knowledge of Maya
  • Comfortable working in a pre-defined animation style
  • Self-motivation, excellent communication skills, and a great team-player attitude
  • Portfolio demonstrating relevant animation skills and styles


Desired Characteristics

  • Have shipped one AAA Console/PC title as an animator
  • Creative and passionate approach to problem-solving
  • Able to take and interpret direction and criticism
  • Proactive, organised, able to work as part of a team and independently
  • Able to effectively collaborate with game designers and programmers
  • Key Attributes
    • High quality animation skills that focus on bipedal work
    • Has developed games before. At least one game released as an animator
  • Good knowledge of Maya
  • Knowledge of cutscenes and their creation


The internal reference number of this vacancy is 834209
Please note that due to the high number of applications it's not always possible to provide detailed feedback to all candidates, please accept my apologies for this
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