Lead Animator

Bluepoint Games
Austin, TX, USA
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

Bluepoint is seeking a LEAD ANIMATOR to join our team as we work on our latest project. Help us create a new vision of animations for AAA title and current generation home consoles. 


Please note: This is not an entry-level or mid-level position.


Responsibilities

  • Create animation with a good sense of physics, realistic movement, and animation principles to serve as a benchmark

  • Work with Directors and Leads to elevate animations to the next level

  • Evaluate other animator's work, making sure all animations follow the quality standards and artistic direction

  • Set schedules and maintain deadlines

  • Inspire - mentor the animation team in creating impactful animations

  • Proactive approach to learning new skills and tools

Skills & Requirements

Requirements

  • A demo reel reflecting high-quality game animations

  • At least 7 years of experience in the game development industry

  • Strong communication skills

  • Able to produce top quality hand-key animation

  • Complete understanding of game character pipeline

  • Expert knowledge of Maya

  • Highly organized, self-driven, and great team player

  • The ability to work onsite at our facility in Austin, TX

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is offered

How to Apply

If you meet the requirements specified above and you feel the potential calling you, please email your resume and materials to jobs@bluepointgames.com. Include “LEAD ANIMATOR” and your name and in the subject line.

If you currently reside outside of the US, please state whether you are legally authorized to work in the US.

About the Company

The Bluepoint team is preparing for our next remake of another classic. Want to be part of creating something special, a game millions of gamers are eagerly anticipating?

Bluepoint Games is a small studio with big ideas, always looking for elite game development talent to join our family. If you too stand for quality and attention to detail, then come be part of delivering the games fans want to play at the quality they expect from us.

Since our inception in 2006, Bluepoint Games has worked on many critically acclaimed franchises: God of War, Ico, Shadow of the Colossus, Metal Gear Solid, Flower, Gravity Rush, Titanfall, and Uncharted.

For these reasons and many others - the Hill Country, lakes, and live music; an inspired university town with a thriving high-tech industry and creative community - we proudly call Austin home. We're confident you'll love it here, too!