3D Animator

  • location: Austin, TX
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $60,000 - $70,000 per year

job description

3D Animator

job summary:
Job Overview

Reporting to the Studio Manager the 3D Animator will join our team-oriented group of creative people in the Game Design Department. The ideal candidate will be required to work with a group of 3D/2D Artists to create the next highly-engaging and innovative slot games from start to finish. The candidate will also be required to accurately model, texture, rig, skin and animate complex 3D characters and objects for both real-time and pre-rendered games.

Responsibilities

  • Creating fluid 3D character animation and 3D art assets based on 2d concept art, from modeling, texturing, to animation, compositing, and effects in Maya
  • Creating immersive 2D animations and applying visual and particle effects, using After Effects and Unity.
  • Contributing to process improvements to increase productivity and the visual quality of the games.
  • Ability to meet deadlines for multiple projects simultaneously and be flexible to the ever-changing environment of a fast-growing company.
Skills/Requirements

  • Portfolio required.
  • Bachelor's degree in Media Art and Animation or equivalent work experience.
  • 3D Artist/Animator with 2-5 years of professional experience preferred in creating 3D assets and visual effects.
  • Exceptional knowledge of traditional 2D animation
  • Excellent knowledge of design basics (lighting, composition, perspective, texturing, colors, etc.)
  • Take 2D character and environment concepts into animated 3D/2D game assets.
  • Ability to accurately rig complex 2d/3d characters and write scripts for ease of animation.
  • Create fluid and natural character animation that demonstrate understanding of physical motion, weight, balance, and form.
  • Unity in game animation knowledge.
  • Ability to work with different artistic styles.
  • Experience in making presentations to product owners and clients
  • Excellent communication skills and organizational skills.
  • Render farm knowledge.
  • Ability to give and take constructive feedback.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively.
  • Highly proficient in Autodesk Maya and After Effects.
Software Knowledge

  • Autodesk Maya (preferred)
  • 3D Studio Max
  • Adobe Suite (After Effects, Photoshop)
  • Zbrush
  • Unity
 
location: Austin, Texas
job type: Permanent
salary: $60,000 - 70,000 per year
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
Job Overview

Reporting to the Studio Manager the 3D Animator will join our team-oriented group of creative people in the Game Design Department. The ideal candidate will be required to work with a group of 3D/2D Artists to create the next highly-engaging and innovative slot games from start to finish. The candidate will also be required to accurately model, texture, rig, skin and animate complex 3D characters and objects for both real-time and pre-rendered games.

Responsibilities

  • Creating fluid 3D character animation and 3D art assets based on 2d concept art, from modeling, texturing, to animation, compositing, and effects in Maya
  • Creating immersive 2D animations and applying visual and particle effects, using After Effects and Unity.
  • Contributing to process improvements to increase productivity and the visual quality of the games.
  • Ability to meet deadlines for multiple projects simultaneously and be flexible to the ever-changing environment of a fast-growing company.
 
qualifications:
  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 4 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors
 
skills:
  • Animation

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