Associate Animator (m/f)

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Areas of Expertise:
Art and Animation
Mainland Europe
Bigpoint GmbH
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Bigpoint Berlin is looking for an Animator to join the Game of Thrones team. The Animator will be responsible for creating, implementing, testing and optimizing 3D Animations for the game. With your deep understanding of Animation pipelines and game development, you pro-actively help the team build a well-performing and fun experience. Working closely with the lead, designers, and other Artists, you build quality assets and have a major impact on the game’s visual experience.



- Producing high quality animations within a given timeframe

- Being proficient in animating the visual language, i.e. stylized to realistic

- Creating character/animal/prop animations

- Reporting to the Lead Animator



- Experienced in Autodesk Maya and Motion Builder

- A minimum of 3 years` experience in game development animating characters

- Has worked on at least one shipped game title

- The ability to effectively collaborate with game designers and programmers

- Self-motivation, good communication skills, and a great team-player attitude

- Understanding of Rigging 

- Exceptional skill in animating (timing, weight, etc.)

- A solid grasp of the principles of body movement, anticipation, follow-through, forward/inverse kinematics, secondary animations and other facets of 3D animation.

- Profound understanding of the needs and restrictions of computer game animations and the underlying pipeline

- Understanding/experience in creating state machines (Unreal, Unity, other game engines, etc) 

- Particle FX experience (in Unity, Unreal, Maya, Popcorn FX, etc) is a plus

- Passion for games


Contact Details:
Bigpoint GmbH
Tel: +49(0)40-88 14 13 0
Contact: Recruitment Team

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