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Senior Animator

Company: ProbablyMonsters
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

ABOUT FIREWALK STUDIOSOur mission is to create industry-leading multiplayer games for players around the world. We are working on an unannounced and original next-generation AAA title.THE ROLEFirewalk Studios is looking for a Senior Animator who is passionate about bringing exceptional entertainment to millions of players. As our Senior Animator, you will be responsible for helping to develop our animation style, conceptualize movement ideas and breathe life into our character's gameplay animations.WHO YOU AREYour demo reel reflects your experience, your love for animating characters, and your technical mastery of your tools.You can quickly visualize and pitch your ideas for action and movementYou stay on top of the latest trends and find ways to motivate and inspire innovation across the team.You seek efficiency, optimizing pipelines and workflows throughout the character creation process.You set the standard with your work quality bar and love contributing to artistic techniques and processes.You encourage individual and team growth, are driven to create a long-term career path for yourself and others.You find time to play video games & empathize deeply with our players because you are a gamer at heart.WHAT YOUR DAY MIGHT LOOK LIKECollaborate with the Animation Director, Technical Director in Animation, and Gameplay Artists to discuss a character's goals.Produce visual pitches for a characters ability or motion setPartner with Character Artists, Character Tech Artists, and FX Artists to problem solve new features for a Character.Join a playtest to see how characters are playing and to give notes on the entire game.Participate in multi-discipline character reviews to refine and iterate on a characters' appeal, responsiveness, and fun factor.QUALIFICATIONSYou have a demonstratable, deep understanding of hand-keyed animation principles.You have experience working with motion capture data.You have shipped multiple AAA quality games.You have strong knowledge and experience with next-generation character pipelines, tools, and workflows.You have at least 5+ years of character animation experience.ABOUT PROBABLYMONSTERS INC. ProbablyMonsters is a builder of sustainable game studios that creates and launches original AAA games through a people-first culture. Our mission is to unite, guide, and empower talented teams to create exceptional interactive experiences. In an industry where new AAA studios and developer-focused cultures are equally rare, ProbablyMonsters stands out by fostering both with excellence. We empower our family of studios to concentrate on game creation while our platform team focuses on providing early-stage infrastructure and long-term support. This unique development model provides each of our teams the confidence, security, and stability to create and ship their games free of distractions. Our family of studios includes narrative-driven Cauldron Studios, multiplayer-focused Firewalk Studios, and our third studio, not named yet, already working on a next-gen co-op RPG game. Learn more about our people, culture, and commitment to exceptional creativity

Keywords: ProbablyMonsters, Bellevue , Senior Animator, Other , Bellevue, Washington

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