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Animator

ANIMA01172

Kabam

Negotiable

Austin, United States

United States

Art and Animation

ASAP

08/03/2019

07/05/2019

Associate

Permanent | Full Time

No

Artist ANIMA01172

  • Full-time
  • Austin, TX, USA

 

You are highly creative, skilled and absolutely love storytelling through animation. Always pushing yourself and honing your craft, you enjoy exploring new methods and tools to give you more time on craftsmanship.

You thrive on receiving and giving constructive critique, sharing knowledge and bringing something new to every project. Perfect posing, weight, secondary motion and timing are your wheelhouse.

You’d contribute by:

  • Incubating - Join a small cross-functional pre-production team to incubate new game prototypes and concepts
  • Keyframing - Creating world-class keyframe animation on highly stylized characters with expressive personalities.
  • Beautiful Expression - Creates world-class character animation based on a range of brands and IPs
  • Setting the Bar - Helping to set the bar on what excellent looks like
  • Collaborating - Working with character, art, design and technical art teams
  • Stewarding Best Practices - Follow and contribute to best practices
  • Building Better Tools - Contributing to the continuous improvement of the studio content pipelines

At Kabam we create exceptional mobile games. We hire for passion and diversity to maximize our collective depth and breadth. Our teams are a fusion of passionate personalities and interests and we love to work together in fun-loving way.

And this is where you come in.

Your background includes:

  • Skills - An amazing animation reel demonstrating keyframe character animation. Scripting skills a major plus (python, mel).
  • Work experience - Minimum 3-5 years working in console game development, visual effects, or animated feature films. Mobile game development is a plus.
  • Technical proficiency - Rigging / skinning / weighting, state diagrams, data format, blending, etc.
  • Troubleshooting - Ability to troubleshoot technical issues involving animation
  • Software - Proficient in Maya and functional in MotionBuilder. Unity preferred, Unreal a plus.
  • Outlook - A hard-working, fun-loving attitude!

Apply with your demo reel and start the conversation with us!

About Kabam

Kabam is a world leader of massively multiplayer games for mobile devices. Console quality graphics and next generation technology are the hallmark of Kabam games. Kabam merges the art of game design and the science of consumer behaviour to create immersive games enjoyed by players around the world. Kabam’s games have generated hundreds of millions of downloads including Marvel Contest of Champions and Transformers: Forged to Fight and won several awards including Apple Editor’s Choice and Google Play’s Best Game of the Year. Kabam has studios and offices in Vancouver, San Francisco and Austin. Kabam is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Netmarble Games.



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