What We Need:
We are looking for a talented animator with extensive experience developing keyframe animations as well as working with motion capture animations.
What You Will Do:
- Creating keyframe creature animations, in order to realize characters and test rig design
- Assist rig development by working with the animation TD and creature designer to inform structure and mechanics of the rig
- Planning, directing, and processing motion capture for human characters
- Work with designers, programmers, and artists to deliver content that fits their vision and constraints
- Implement animations in-game with proprietary animation software, test and debug gameplay animations
Skills & Requirements
Who We Think Will Be A Great Fit:
- A passionate animator excited to help create a game filled with unique creatures and characters.
- Degree in Computer Animation or related experience.
- 3+ years’ experience working with keyframe animation in games or film.
- Experience with motion capture, directing shoots and processing data.
- 1 Shipped AAA game.
- Expert knowledge of Maya or Motionbuilder
- Strong creative and technical problem solving skills.
- Exceptional communication skills
- Ability to work independently in a team environment.
- Ability to communicate and collaborate across multiple locations effectively
- Relocation assistance is offered
How to Apply
About the Company
Who We Are:
Hangar 13 is the internal 2K development studio behind the award-winning Mafia III. The studio is comprised of industry veterans drawn from a diverse range of studios, who have collectively shipped hundreds of titles across a wide variety of genres. Though we hail from all over the world, and our backgrounds are wildly different, one thing binds us all together – the belief that “Every Player’s Story is Unique.”
Hangar 13 is based in four locations: Novato (California), Brighton (UK), and Brno & Prague (Czech Republic). We are currently hard at work on our next AAA titles.
Located in the south-east part of the Czech Republic, just a 2-hour drive from Prague, 3 hrs from Budapest and a mere 90 minutes from Vienna, surrounded by vineyards from the south-east and highlands from the north-west, Brno is a comfortable place to live and work. The Czech Republic´s second largest city offers everything you need without the big city rush - modern architecture, perfect cuisine, award-winning bars, and diverse countryside.
If you are interested in this job opportunity, please send your CV in English, a short letter of motivation, also in English, with an explanation as to why you're interested in this particular job, and a link to your online portfolio/website with your current work.