Position Description

Associate Animator
Location 31st Union
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ASSOCIATE ANIMATOR

 

Who We Are:

We are a team of developers with a uniting passion for crafting highly engaging entertainment with a commitment to putting fans first. Our core values are our North Star ever reminding us who we intend to be and what we strive to create. Our studio culture is built on the belief that the more varied voices in our collective story the stronger our team and our game will be. We are an association of diverse game makers driven by a passion for our art and inspired by a culture of inclusivity to build games that thrill players everywhere.

Our Rallying Cry: Bring fun, inspiration and awe to our lives and to our community.

THRIVE ON TRUST

  • We are inspired to do our best work because we are safe to take risks in an environment built on sincerity and respect.

CHASE THE HORIZON

  • We believe the next great inspiration is just over the next peak; we push ourselves and each other to find it. We are all active in bringing innovation to life.

WELCOME ALL

  • Our strength is in our collective experiences and we stand proudly for representation and inclusion.

LIVE YOUR DREAMS

  • We are driven with a passion to reach our fullest potential. Personal growth is an enduring priority for all of us.

CUT DIAMONDS

  • We don’t polish stones. We deliver brilliance. This devotion shines through in ways that raise the bar for all of us, and the experiences we bring to players everywhere.

 

Who You Are:

The ideal candidate is passionate about the art of interactive animation and character performance. You work well in a close-knit team setting and are comfortable giving and receiving constructive critique.  You are passionate about interactive entertainment and possess a strong desire to learn and grow while working in a production pipeline.  We fully advocate for your professional growth as an animator both at the studio and animation team level and will actively encourage your development as a fellow creator.

If you are an animator with gameplay experience, especially in the mobile and/or AAA game space, we’d love to hear from you!

  • An animation reel that demonstrates high quality hand-key examples
  • Experience in animation using a 3d package - Maya preferred
  • Strong communication skills and a positive attitude
  • Ability to collaborate with peer-level animators
  • Ability to take direction well
  • Able to respond effectively to creative redirection
  • Must have current U.S. work authorization
  • Knowledge of Unreal engine is a plus
  • Python/MEL scripting experience is a plus, but not required

 

What We Need:

Our animation team is growing!  We are currently looking for an associate animator to help bring a unique perspective to our projects.  If you are a driven problem-solver with a heart for breathing life into digital characters, we want to meet you!  As a part of the animation team at 31st Union, you will work closely with the animation, design and programming teams to create and implement high-quality keyframe and mocap animation.

Responsibilities:

  • Creating high-quality animation in sync with the projects creative style
  • Collaborating across all teams at the studio to bring characters to life
  • Implementing, tweaking and curating animation in game
  • Organizing and managing animation assets

 

Let’s talk!

 

 

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