Animator

Character and Vehicle Animations - Cutting-Edge Studio - VR Racing Game

Location
City of London
Employment Type
Contract
Salary
Day rate on application
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Animator in London

We’re looking for an experienced Animator to join the team at this cutting-edge studio in London. Working on a 5-month contract basis, you will be responsible for animating both characters and vehicles for the studio’s upcoming release of their immersive racing car game.

The studio is currently creating a never seen before immersive game experience, incorporating the use of VR and motion-tracked avatars, creating an exciting and unique player experience. You’ll help bring to life their vision, working with different types of media to create tangible experiences using AR and VR. They are using pioneering technology to create unforgettable encounters with the virtual world! Based in South West London in a stunning location by the river, this is a great central location with everything you could ever need extremely nearby the studio.

Animator Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with other teams to design interactive features for the new game
  • Rig and animate characters to be used in motion-tracked avatar experience
  • Rig and animate vehicles to be used in the new game

Essential requirements for this role in London:

  • Animation experience in the world of interactive
  • Experience working with Unreal Engine 4
  • Strong understanding of animation principles
  • Excellent knowledge of Mayas animation toolkit
  • Experience in character art would be a bonus but is not essential for the role

This is a very exciting opportunity to become part of the team at a cutting-edge studio whose vision is to use digital to transform the world of entertainment and the memories we create. This is a great time to join this studio on their journey to creating the most realistic and immersive gaming experiences possible.

If you’re creative and share the studio’s vision and enthusiasm for this project, please contact jm@skillsearch.com to discuss the role and have your application considered, or apply online by attaching your CV below now.

Tags: 3D Animator, Animator, Unreal, Maya,

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

Reference: A010221

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Senior VFX and Animation Consultant Joe McKernan

Joe is our Animation and VFX Consultant, his passion for the latter springing from being blown away by the effects in Star Wars at a young age. His love hasn’t wavered and Joe always seems to bring out a new Star Wars t shirt every dress down we have! We are lucky to have him considering that he once got stuck half way up a mountain in Borneo so now he goes for flatter holidays – most recently driving across America in a Mustang.

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