Position Description

Associate Animator
Location 31st Union
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Who We Are:

Established in 2019, 31st Union is a San Francisco Bay Area studio formed with a common purpose of crafting highly engaging entertainment and a commitment to putting fans first. 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. We cherish our studio independence and autonomy, and value the collaborative support of our publisher 2K and parent company Take-Two Interactive, one of the world’s leading interactive entertainment companies.


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.


  • 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


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