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Senior Character Animator - Maya / UE4 - Hampshire

  • Location: Hampshire, South East UK
  • Salary/rate: Dependent on experience
  • Date posted: 16/10/19
  • Job reference: 7498
  • Contract, Permanent

Opportunity for a Senior Character Animator with Maya, UE4 to join a highly acclaimed studio and build and develop an animation team whilst still remaining hands on with the game’s development. Become a central part of the studio and drive animation excellence across their diverse upcoming VR games.

If you are passionate about quality animation and have the skills and desire to inspire an animation team to new heights of excellence this is for you.

Day to day:

Creating best-in-class animations, utilising both expert character animation skills and wider cinematic sensibilities.

Working closely with the Art Director to input on, and explore how, a title’s initial art direction can be interpreted within animation. Expertly craft and freely explore diverse animation techniques and styles as required.

Evangelising high class animation within the studio. Collaborating closely within multi-disciplined teams to deliver a product where animation excellence helps deliver outstanding end products.

Building a top tier animation team. Be responsible for the growth and development of the team – from new hires to inspiring and training existing team members.

Be the go-to person across the studio for all thing’s animation.

You will be:

A highly experienced animator, with either 4+ years’ real time games animation experience plus a relevant degree or equivalent qualification, or the equivalent in years of experience.

Someone with an adept understanding of animation, timing and weighting.

Have a portfolio showcasing high class realistic character animation.

An expert developer with established experience in the use of Motion Builder and the Motion Capture process, plus relevant development software/engines – e.g. Maya, UE4, Unity etc.

An experienced team player with strong communication skills and a well-tempered and consistent attitude. Ability to effectively critique their own and others work, both respectfully and in way that inspires them to strive for quality.

Demonstrable experience of leading / mentoring / inspiring animation teams

Why Join?

The team at encourages an open, creative and diverse culture. As part of this growing studio you’ll be empowered to explore your ideas and put your own stamp on the titles you work on.

They offer some great perks, including flexible core hours, share options, 20 days holiday (increasing yearly to a maximum of 25 days), two duvet days, a day off to celebrate your birthday and various monthly socials (including Breakfast Butty Monday and Free Drink Friday)! There’s a welcoming, open plan office that has some great facilities with a cycle station, showers and more all on site.

 

Come and join the family! CVs to simon.pittam@amiqus.com

 

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