Sr Animator (REMOTE)

Toronto, ON
Canada

Category
Industry
Gaming
Experience Required
Yes
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time

Job Description

Something Wicked Games is currently developing Wyrdsong, a preternatural RPG set in a semi-historical Middle Ages Portugal. We are a full remote studio looking for team members who are adventurous, confident, and purposeful.

Senior Animator

We are looking for a Senior Animator to help us create an authentic and impactful player experience. Our game will feature a Western European Middle Ages look and feel with dark, otherworld aesthetics. You will be instrumental in bringing this world to life.

Responsibilities

  • Create superb animations and work with the rest of the team to help make something that not only looks great, but also plays/feels good too.
  • Work with a mix of hand-keyed and motion capture-based animation
  • Animate both humanoid and creature actors/characters/enemies
  • Mentor more junior members of the Animation team

 
Job Requirements
Qualifications

Must have shipped an AAA video game, or have 3+ years of full-time experience at a AAA video game studio in an Animation role
A Portfolio demonstrating your animation abilities, including a sense of timing, weight, and understanding of general animation principles
Must be proficient in at least one major animation package (3dsmax or Maya preferred)
Be adaptable to challenges and an excellent problem solver
Have great feedback and communication skills
The ability to work independently and with little supervision
Bonuses

Motionbuilder and motion capture experience
Experience with animation/combat system mechanics
Technical art or rigging background
Familiarity with outsourcing/ingesting art
Unreal engine/Blueprint system