Talented technical Animator Required - Console Games

Games Jobs - Art / Animation - Scotland

Job Title Talented technical Animator Required - Console Games
Skills Required Technical Animator
Job Description Our Client is now looking for a Technical Animator to work on current and next generation console game development. The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years using Motionbuilder in the video games industry from a technical standpoint. A strong working knowledge of using Python in Motionbuilder is vital.

Responsibilities:
  • Experienced at creating a wide range of high quality animation friendly rigs in Motionbuilder while working closely with our riggers and animators.
  • Interacting closely with animators and technical artists to maintain and improve our proprietary animation and asset setup tools.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with other team disciplines, predominantly animation and animation code.
  • Bring innovation and resolution to technical problems and challenges throughout production.
  • Can demonstrate creativity and technical ability within the constraints of console development.
  • Assist character artist with skinning and rigging of characters, including setups for facial animation.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills.
  • Effective time management skills to meet deadlines without sacrificing quality.
  • Mentoring other technical artists to help improve their Motionbuilder skills.


Qualifications:
  • Experience using Motionbuilder as a technical artist setting up rigs is vital.
  • Relevant experience using 3ds max in a technical art role setting up rigs is desirable.
  • Python programming is a prerequisite for the role.
  • Experience in other scripting and programming languages (Maxscript, Mel, C# / C++, etc.) is a big plus.
  • Industry experience is a requirement, having shipped title(s) on PS3, 360, PC.
  • Knowledge of facial rigging is a definite plus.
  • 3+ years of applicable professional experience as an animation technical artist.
  • Relevant games development experience, preferably on a AAA game.


Please contact Cassandra Donnelly on 0208 144 6336 or cassandra@interactiveselection.com if you are interested in this position. Please forward your CV in a Word format. View Many More Interactive Selection Jobs
Salary Competitive
Location Scotland
Job Category Art / Animation
Date posted 11/06/2014
Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of Interactive Selection using their internal reference 926.
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