Technical Animator

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
Art and Animation
Region:
USA
Area:
Texas
City:
Austin
Posted:
28-Nov-18
Company:
Kabam
Job Ref:
TECHN01140

Technical Animator

Artist TECHN01140
  • Full-time
  • Austin, TX, USA

Job details

Description

You are a 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. 
Nailing the Style - Matching world-class character animation of a potential 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 Problem solves all 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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