Job Description

This is a 40 hour work-week contract opportunity with our Game Studio client in Redmond, WA.

We are looking for a talented animator to create and implement compelling and believable in-game animations using keyframe and/or motion capture. The candidate must be an effective communicator, a strong collaborator and have a passion for making great characters and experiences.

Skills & Requirements

Responsibilities

  • Create and implement high quality animations for in-game characters
  • Work closely with the animation director and feature guardians to execute the defined animation style for the project
  • Collaborate with other animators to deliver a consistent and high bar for animation quality
  • Collaborate with other disciplines to deliver incredible character experiences

Qualifications and Skills

  • Highly proficient with Maya - Experience with and proven ability in successfully creating, editing and implementing animation using Maya.
  • Strong understanding of the principles of animation and how best to adapt those to create believable characters and experiences
  • The ability to understand the needs of gameplay animation from multiple perspectives; animation quality, design requirements, and player experience and expectations
  • Experience working with one or more game engines
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.

Pluses

  • Having shipped at least one AAA game
  • Motionbuilder experience
  • Python or Mel scripting experience
  • A passion for the Halo Universe

How to Apply

Contact me directly at Angela.Kim@randstadusa.com, please cc Monique.Dorset@randstadusa.com

Please send me your resume/portfolio link and the best time and number to chat! smiley

**Must be eligible to work in the U.S. and sit on-site at our client in Redmond, WA**

About the Company

We are a global organization specialized in HR staffing.  We have a specialized team focused on creative and game studios in the Seattle area.

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