Want to work for the studio that made GAME OF THE YEAR??? Hiring: ANIMATORS
Telltale Games | San Rafael CA 94901 USA | Full Time | Posted: 02/04/2013
Telltale continues to expand its lineup with globally recognized brands, moving on from the blockbuster success of Back to the Future to the international phenomenon of Robert Kirkman’s The Walking Dead. Our latest partnership with DC Comics will soon result in a game series based on New York Times Best-Seller Fables, and there are more unannounced games are on the way!
We are redefining the way the games industry works, and we're looking for new team members to help us continue to forge the way. If you're looking for a fast-paced, creative environment where your passion for developing thrilling interactive content will help to push us to continued success, we'd like to talk to you. Telltale develops and publishes digital episodic games series on Xbox 360™, PlayStation®3, PC, Mac, and iOS devices.
We are located in San Rafael, California, a beautiful location with easy access to the spectacular coast, wine country, the city of San Francisco and we’re just a few short hours away from the Lake Tahoe region for unrivalled outdoor sports and recreation. We offer a competitive salary commensurate with your experience, benefits and an exciting work environment of over 100 team members who share your vision.
If you're looking for a fast-paced, creative environment where the work you do will make a difference, we'd like to talk to you!
Create great character animation for in-game in cut scene use
Create layouts for external animation outsourcing
Maintain defined animation style for characters within each project’s unique parameters
Balance quality with efficiency when working under tight deadlines
Follow and maintain Telltale’s pipelines and technical requirements
Learn Telltale’s proprietary tools for implementing and manipulating animation in the game engine
This job listing originated on Gamasutra.com, the game industry's leader.
Ability to create great key frame character animation in Maya using FK and IK in a variety of styles
Strong understanding of human and animal motion, weight, acting and timing applied to 3D animation
Understanding of game animation practices and standards
Foundational knowledge of composition, editing and cinematic storytelling
Ability to follow direction; strong desire to grow creatively and improve animation skills
Working experience in Maya
Self-motivated, excellent verbal and written communication; team player
BA or equivalent in Art related field
3+ years experience in the gaming or film industry
Along with your cover letter and resume, please include a portfolio of samples that represent the range of your skills, provided that everything has been cleared for release by copyright owners. Generally, 12 to 15 pieces are a good sample. We prefer links to online portfolios if possible.
|Location||San Rafael, CA, 94901, United States|
|Categories||Art / Animation|
|Work Site||On site|
|Contact Name||Sarah Roth|
|How to apply||Applications are no longer accepted for this job posting.|
|Primary Phone||415-258-1638 ext 121|