Randstad Gameplay Animator in Redmond, Washington

Gameplay Animator

job details:

  • location:Redmond, WA

  • salary:$25 - $30 per hour

  • date posted:Monday, September 17, 2018

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

  • reference:642544

job description

Gameplay Animator

job summary:

Gameplay Animator needed for contract opportunity with Randstad Technologies client in Redmond, WA.

Job Description

We are looking for a talented animator to create and implement compelling and believable in-game animations using keyframe and/or motion capture. The candidate must be an effective communicator, a strong collaborator and have a passion for making great characters and experiences.

Responsibilities

  • Create and implement high quality animations for in-game characters

  • Work closely with the animation director and feature guardians to execute the defined animation style for the project

  • Collaborate with other animators to deliver a consistent and high bar for animation quality

  • Collaborate with other disciplines to deliver incredible character experiences

Qualifications and Skills

  • Highly proficient with Maya - Experience with and proven ability in successfully creating, editing and implementing animation using Maya.

  • Strong understanding of the principles of animation and how best to adapt those to create believable characters and experiences

  • The ability to understand the needs of gameplay animation from multiple perspectives; animation quality, design requirements, and player experience and expectations

  • Experience working with one or more game engines

  • Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.

Pluses

  • Having shipped at least one AAA game

  • Motionbuilder experience

  • Python or Mel scripting experience

  • A passion for the Halo Universe

location: Redmond, Washington

job type: Contract

salary: $25 - 30 per hour

work hours: 9 to 5

education: Bachelors

responsibilities:

Responsibilities

  • Create and implement high quality animations for in-game characters

  • Work closely with the animation director and feature guardians to execute the defined animation style for the project

  • Collaborate with other animators to deliver a consistent and high bar for animation quality

  • Collaborate with other disciplines to deliver incredible character experiences

qualifications:

Qualifications and Skills

  • Highly proficient with Maya - Experience with and proven ability in successfully creating, editing and implementing animation using Maya.

  • Strong understanding of the principles of animation and how best to adapt those to create believable characters and experiences

  • The ability to understand the needs of gameplay animation from multiple perspectives; animation quality, design requirements, and player experience and expectations

  • Experience working with one or more game engines

  • Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.

Pluses

  • Having shipped at least one AAA game

  • Motionbuilder experience

  • Python or Mel scripting experience

  • A passion for the Halo Universe

skills: Qualifications and Skills

  • Highly proficient with Maya - Experience with and proven ability in successfully creating, editing and implementing animation using Maya.

  • Strong understanding of the principles of animation and how best to adapt those to create believable characters and experiences

  • The ability to understand the needs of gameplay animation from multiple perspectives; animation quality, design requirements, and player experience and expectations

  • Experience working with one or more game engines

  • Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.

Pluses

  • Having shipped at least one AAA game

  • Motionbuilder experience

  • Python or Mel scripting experience

  • A passion for the Halo Universe

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