Senior Animator (Gears Franchise)

Job Type:
Areas of Expertise:
Art and Animation
South East UK
Splash Damage
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About Splash Damage

Splash Damage is an independently-owned studio on the outskirts of London, and we're all about crafting engaging multiplayer experiences. Last year, we launched our multiplayer shooter Dirty Bomb on the PC and completed Gears of War: Ultimate Edition on Xbox One. We're currently working on Gears of War 4 and several other high profile projects on PC and console. We're looking for talented artists to help make them great!

The Role

As a senior animator at Splash Damage you will be responsible for working with the animation team to conceive, prototype, and oversee the implementation of exciting gameplay features for an upcoming UE4 game.

Demonstrate talent working with both key frame and motion capture animation
Collaborate with programmers, artists and designers to craft expressive movement
Test, review and iterate upon animations to tune them to provide a great gameplay experience and look awesome
Mentor, assisting other members of the team and be confident to take ownership of features

Essential Skills and Experience

Have at least 5+ years of professional experience in the videogames industry with at least 2 commercially released titles
Demonstrable realistic human, creature and mechanical animation skills
Experienced in Maya, Motion Builder or other 3D applications
Self-motivated, good communication skills, and a great team-player attitude
Great working knowledge of UE4 or comparable tech
Have a relevant portfolio demonstrating and showcasing game animation examples, especially realistic human and creature’s motions.

Preferred Skills and Experience

Cinematic and facial animation experience
Experience working with motion capture
Experience with rigging/skinning

Perks & Benefits

Alongside our brand-new headquarters, stocked up drinks fridge and a never-ending supply of coffee, all of our roles come complete with the following perks and benefits:

- Private medical insurance that will covers you, your partner, and children
- Private dental insurance that significantly reduces cost of dentistry for you, your partner, and children
- Pension scheme where the company matches your contribution
- Complimentary gym membership
- Free eye tests + discounted glasses
- Quarterly revenue share after 1 year of service
- Brand new state of the art office
- Life drawing classes, and massage allowance
- Free fruit juices and soft drinks + Beer and pastries on a Friday.
- Childcare voucher scheme
- Employee assistance programme
- Referral fee

Studio Culture

Splash Damage offers a fun, friendly and relaxed working environment. Everyone here shares a passion for video games and that shows in daily office life. We also regularly get together for social events like pub quizzes, cinema nights, football, and company parties.

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