Senior Animator - HUNT

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Art and Animation
Mainland Europe
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Crytek is looking for a Senior 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.
-Help create and maintain animation style guides.
-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 – in a Senior Animator capacity.
-At least 1 shipped AAA title *please list title*.
-Positive, solution-orientated individual with a passion for game development.
-A thorough understanding of animation pipelines and the processes involved from the conceptual phase to implementation.
-Proficient with Maya.
-Outstanding demo reel, demonstrating in-game 3rd person and 1st person character animation.
-Outstanding ability to tell story through key gestures and strong poses.
-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.
-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.
-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!

About Crytek

Crytek is an independent videogame developer, publisher, and technology provider dedicated to pushing the boundaries of gaming with its cutting-edge 3D game development solution CRYENGINE. With headquarters in Frankfurt am Main (Germany) and studios in Kiev (Ukraine), Budapest (Hungary), Sofia (Bulgaria), Seoul (South Korea), Shanghai (China), and Istanbul (Turkey), Crytek has created multiple award-winning titles, including the original Far Cry, the Crysis series, Ryse: Son of Rome, Warface, and The Climb. Crytek delivers fun and innovative gaming experiences for PC, consoles, and VR and continues to grow its reach in the games-as-a-service market. Every Crytek game is created with CRYENGINE, which can be used by anyone to create games on a Pay What You Want business model.

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