Senior Animator - HUNT

We are looking for a passionate and ambitious Senior Animator to work on Hunt: Showdown at our Frankfurt, Germany studio.

As the Senior Animator, you will help create ingame animations with keyframe as well as mocap techniques. 

*Required documents that allow a careful evaluation of your application are resume, cover letter and additional samples (Animation Demo Reel / Portfolio link)* 

Responsibilities
  • Work in close collaboration throughout different departments to assure propriety implementation of animations within game engine.
  • Create key frame animation as well as working with motion capture data for in-game assets while following the given style guide.
  • Ensure timely completion of animation commitments at the desired quality bar.
  • Partners with designers, programmers and other departments involved.
Requirements
  • 5+ years of professional work experience, preferably in the game industry.
  • Excellent knowledge of Maya.
  • Experience with locomotion sets.
  • Positive, solution-orientated individual with a passion for game development.
  • Experience with any game Engines preferably experience with CRYENGINE.
  • A thorough understanding of animation pipelines and the processes involved from the conceptual phase to implementation.
  • Ability to create fluid, smooth, realistic animations with specific demonstration of animation fundamentals.
  • Passion for Games.
  • Experienced in key-frame animation but also motion capture.
  • Mentor and give feedback to less experienced animators.
  • Team player and self-driven and willing to learn.
  • Solid English skills, good communication skills with a strong affinity for transparency.
  • Willing to relocate to Frankfurt am Main area, Germany.
Pluses
  • Rigging skill is a plus.
  • Experienced or interested in First-Person animation.
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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