Animator

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
Art and Animation
Region:
UK
Area:
Scotland
City:
Edinburgh
Posted:
27-Jun-17
Company:
Rockstar North
Job Ref:

Rockstar Games is seeking talented animators who are interested in making world class video games. We have a number of exciting opportunities within the Edinburgh studio for people to join experienced teams and develop ground breaking games.

We will consider applicants from all backgrounds but we’re specifically keen to hear from problem-solving individuals who have the ability to develop core systems and mechanics.

This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to work in a creative environment on some of the most highly respected and widely recognized AAA titles. We encourage anyone who feels this is the opportunity they’ve been waiting for to apply!

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create stunning animations that are both fluid and responsive.
  • Work closely with programmers to create core mechanics and immersive experiences.
  • Implement, troubleshoot and debug animation systems.
  • Help improve animation pipelines.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum 1 years of experience animating video games.
  • Professional experience developing third person action games.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Art/Animation.
  • Outstanding demo reel.

SKILLS

  • Positive, solution-orientated individual with a passion for game development.
  • Exceptional skill in animating the human figure to create realistic character animations.
  • Strong understanding of development issues in getting animations into a game.
  • Bring innovation and resolution to technical problems and challenges throughout production.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work closely with Artists, Designers and Programmers.
  • Deep rooted interest in video games.
  • Experience with state machines and motion trees.

DESIRED

  • Practical knowledge of programming languages (Python, C# / C++, etc.) is a bonus.
  • Advanced knowledge of MotionBuilder and motion capture.
Contact Details:
Rockstar North
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Contact: Recruitment Team
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