Animation Generalist/Character Artist

Transform the Way Children Learn Through Gamification - Industry Experts in Learning - Fully Remote

Location
Remote
Employment Type
Permanent
Salary
Salary on application

Skillsearch is looking for an experienced and dedicated Animation Generalist/Character Artist to join our client's welcoming and inclusive team. This full-time character art role is remote in Europe and offers a favourable salary and benefits package.  

As an Animation Generalist/Character Artist, you will join a small team developing an educational game experience. The company already has a bright rogue-like concept and is looking for someone knowledgeable in Blender/Maya to help the development team. 

To give you an idea of how this Animation Generalist/Character Artist role will look and feel, these are some things you can expect to do: 

  • Work with the creative team to create, rig and animate a number of NPCs and enemies varying in scale and complexity, refining from high-level to low-level design based on the current concept 
  • Work with the art team to integrate the existing style of whimsy into the characters 
  • Be responsible for working with the producer to help on the deliverable timelines and tasks for the experience 
  • Help test the animations and assign testing scripts to the QA team to help identify, triage and mitigate critical bugs when they arise 

To apply for this character art job, you will need a minimum of two years of experience and an understanding of the core principles of animation. You will also require previous experience with other games in a company or as a collective and familiarity with 3D character creation. In addition, you should understand human and animal anatomy and have expertise in a design tool like Figma. An up-to-date portfolio, good communication skills and the ability to work in a European time zone are also essential. 

In return for your passion, collaborative approach and commitment, you will receive a generous salary and benefits package, joining a friendly and inclusive culture.  

To learn more and apply for this full-time, remote Animation Generalist/Character Artist job in Europe, please get in touch with Jake from Skillsearch at jc@skillsearch.com today. We'd love to hear from you! 

Here at Skillsearch, we're a recruitment company. In the simplest form, this means we place people at new companies - but it's so much more than that. For the past 30 years, we've been busy helping people (like you) with sought after skills find jobs in the Games, Interactive and Enterprise Systems industries all around the globe. Our company comprises a team of dedicated consultants that work across various niche technologies, including Games, Virtual Reality, AR and XR, Workday, Oracle, Peoplesoft, and eCommerce. We are always exploring other cutting-edge markets. Follow us to see a few of the jobs we're working on, find out which events you can see us at, and keep up with news in the technology, gaming and interactive world. Welcome to Skillsearch! 

Years of experience and salary levels are shown purely as a guide. We will only consider applications from candidates that can demonstrate the skills or experience required for the role.

Please be aware that while we would love to respond to every application we receive, due to high numbers we cannot guarantee this. We do however appreciate any time you invest into the application and will make sure to get in touch should anything in future more closely fit your skillset.

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