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Company Name:
Super Evil Megacorp
Location:
San Mateo, California
Country:
United States
Job Type:
Game Design
Position type:
Full Time
Platform
Android, iOS
Minimum Number Of Professional Titles:
2
Experience Level:
Mid-Senior Level
Education:
Bachelor's Degree

Animator

THE STUDIO

We are a company by gamers, for gamers. We believe that truly good and deeply compelling games are timeless and ultimately prevail over fine-tuned shallow addiction cycles. Our mission is to make deeply engaging and technically outstanding games, while embracing all the opportunities of new platforms, new business models and a games industry in flux.

THE ROLE

Super Evil Megacorp is looking for a superstar animator to help craft the next phase of Vainglory, the MOBA perfected for touch. We want highly skilled people who share our passion for making outstanding games. You will need to be ready to take on the challenge of being part of a small but experienced and ambitious team, not be afraid to get your hands dirty, have a can-do attitude and a willingness to go the extra mile. For those up to the challenge, it's going to be a thrilling ride.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Animate in-game playable characters from ideation to submission
  • Animate environment elements and non-interactive characters
  • Assist the animation team in delivering the highest-quality assets
  • Provide clear concise feedback in hero creation and general art processes

REQUIREMENTS

  • Impeccable understanding of the principles and fundamentals of animation including weight, anticipation and squash/stretch.
  • Ability to create fluid motion, personality and appeal across a variety of characters and creatures
  • Ability to simulate dynamic motion with key-frame animation
  • Collaborate and interact with combat designers to create the best player experience
  • Able to self manage and own your disciplinary tasks
  • Knowledge of Maya including basic rigging principles
  • Experience with game builds and testing assets before submission
  • Experience managing version-controlled assets and task lists

PLUSES

  • Combat / fighting games experience preferred
  • Avid player of MOBA genre
  • Familiar knowledge of popular culture, art and the fantasy genres

A portfolio and reel are required for consideration.