Games Jobs - Art / Animation - UK & Europe
|Job Title||Junior Animator|
|Skills Required||Graduate Animator|
|Job Description||Sports Interactive (SI) is the world’s leading developer of football management simulations through its Football Manager series of games. Founded in 1994 and now based in East London's booming technology hub of Old Street, SI, as a continually successful and profitable company, is now looking to expand its full-time staff as it pushes out across both existing and emerging gaming platforms.
SI’s games have enjoyed an unparalleled history of commercial and critical success, with 12 of its creations among the UK's Top 20 fastest-selling PC games of all time and five in the UK’s top 20 best-selling PC games of all time. Sports Interactive became a wholly owned subsidiary of SEGA in 2006.
The studio is a vibrant environment, full of talented and dedicated people with drive, passion and creativity, who enjoy working within a close-knit team as part of a lively, self-motivated and forward thinking company. Sports Interactive looks after its staff’s well-being with free gym membership, in-house massage therapy, a leading benefits package and a flexible working schedule that make the studio a relaxed and friendly place to work. The company also arranges regular team social events and is very proud of having one of the lowest turnovers of staff in the industry.
Further information on Sports Interactive and its games is available from the SI website, www.sigames.com.
We are looking for an animator to join our graphics team in a junior role, helping with the creation of animations and improving the quality in our games. The successful candidate would have experience of working with motion capture but they would also be required to assist in all other areas as required. Experience with tools such as zbrush and Maya are also desirable.
• Supporting the senior animator and increasing the amount of motion capture which is used in the games
• Creating graphical animations for the game
• Bug fixing and clean up of existing data.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
• Animation degree or equivalent
• Experience with motion capture
• Experience with animating human movement
• Experience with 3D Studio Max
• Eagerness to learn and develop existing skills.
This job description is an accurate reflection of the duties and responsibilities of the post as at the time of writing but will be changed from time to time as the job is a career development job which will be adjusted according to the progress of the job holder. It does not form part of the contract of employment.
|Salary||Competitive plus benefits|
|Location||Central London, UK & Europe|
|Job Category||Art / Animation|
|Recruiter||This job is advertised on behalf of Sports Interactive using their internal reference .|
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