Associate Cinematic Animator

Santa Monica, CA, USA
Job type: Contract

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Job Description



As an associate cinematic animator you will work with the lead and cinematic team to execute on the animation needs for the game’s movies.
This is a realistic, physics based project. Weight and proper body mechanics must be demonstrated.

You must have experience in choosing shots, moving the camera around, and composing shots to make a scene and/or convey a mood. Please have examples of this in your demo reel.
You must be familiar with Motion Capture and Motion Builder.


-Working under the guidance of a Senior Animator to assist in scene creation, exporting, checking, and troubleshooting.

-Choosing cameras and shots to create a mood in a scene.
- Assist in preparation for motion capture shoots.
-Assist in implementing motion capture in scenes.
- Good self-motivation and time management skills.
- Able to follow team processes and the pipeline.

Skills & Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS: - 1+ years in the game industry preferred. - 1+ years experience working as a Previz Animator - Experience with Motion Builder. - Camera work required, work as a layout or camera artist preferred. - Experience with Motion Capture preferred. - Good communication skills.

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About the Company

Developing games since 1996, Treyarch is home to some of the industry's best and brightest talent.

Prior to entering development for Call of Duty®: Black Ops 3, the studio’s Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 set world-wide launch day records, with its previous game Call of Duty®: Black Ops having also set an entertainment launch opening record (2010). Black Ops 2 continues to be one of the best-selling games of all time.

Treyarch is also the birthplace of Call of Duty's Zombies.