Animator - HUNT

Crytek is looking for an Animator to support the HUNT team in our Frankfurt, Germany based studio.

  • Collaborates with Lead Animator and Senior Animators in implementation of animations within game engine.
  • Create keyframe animation as well as working with motion capture data for ingame assets while following  the style guide.
  • Ensure timely completion of animation commitments at the desired quality bar.
  • Partners with designers, programmers and other departments involved.
  • 3+ years of professional experience in game development (full cycle of production) - in an Animator capacity.
  • Positive, solution-orientated individual with a passion for game development.
  • A thorough understanding of in-game animation and the processes involved from the conceptual phase to implementation.
  • Experience with both 1st person animation as well as 3rd person animation.
  • Proficient with Maya.
  • Ability to create fluid, smooth, realistic animations with specific demonstration of animation fundamentals.
  • Passion for Games.
  • Keep a positive team-oriented attitude.
  • Be proactive and self-motivated, work without direct supervision.
  • Good written and spoken English skills.
  • Willing to relocate to Frankfurt am Main area, Germany.
  • Motion Capture experience (Motionbuilder).
  • Working knowledge of CryEngine  or similar products.
  • Cinematography knowledge.
  • Rigging skill is a plus.
  • Creature animation is a plus.
  • Interest in the Horror genre.
What you can expect from us
  • A refreshing yet highly professional atmosphere in a diverse team.
  • Flexible work time.
  • FUN.
  • Free public transportation ticket, which lets you use public transport free of charge 24/7.
  • Free onsite German lessons for our employees and partners / spouses.
  • Company language is English. Any additional language is a plus, but not a requirement.
  • Extensive assistance with getting visa, work permits and communication with local authorities.
  • Relocation support.
  • A company apartment for your first few months and help in finding a private apartment....and many more!

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