Cartoon Network, Adult Swim and Boomerang deliver original, acquired and classic animated and live action entertainment. With digital and gaming businesses, in-house animation production facilities, and studios on both coasts, the division is both grassroots and cutting edge. The combination draws talented people to our doors and audiences to our channels. Check it.
Senior AnimatorLocation Carlsbad, California, United States Job ID 172007BR Apply Now
As a Senior Animator, you’ll work with the creative director, engineering, design, and art teams to bring your creations to life. Leverage your technical expertise and passion for high quality art in this exciting ground floor opportunity.
What part will you play?
Develop and create key-frame animations using Maya/Motion Builder/3DSMax, etc
Explore, establish, and maintain animation style, pipeline, and technical requirements
Rig and weight character models and related assets
Integrate finished animations into the game engine
Assist the Creative Director, designers, and engineers with gameplay prototypes
Ensure the timely completion of animations at the desired quality bar
Actively share knowledge within area of expertise and influence other related disciplines
Help build an extended team of talented and motivated character artists
Build on the culture of inclusivity and growth through coaching, career management and mentorship
Serve as an active participant in team art discussions, critiques and reviews
What do we need from you?
7+ years of experience as an animator in game development
Expert level skills using relevant software - Maya, 3DSMax, Motion Builder, Unity/Unreal, etc
Expert level experience in pipeline development as well as game engine asset integration/optimization
Strong skill in rigging and weighting characters/assets
Extraordinary knowledge of traditional animation principles and how they can enhance gameplay
Clear, concise and transparent communicator - both written and verbal
Be a self-motivated team-player with a positive attitude and strong work ethic
Proven time management skills with the ability to be self-sufficient and execute quickly
Able to work as part of a large or small group and collaborate with the extended team
A passion for video games
Must have demo reel link on resume
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