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Animator


Why choose Digital Extremes?

Ingenuity, diligence, highly skilled, specifically trained. With stealth precision, this team of ninjas have infiltrated the F2P market. Can we control the natural elements, shape shift or walk on water? Hell no. But we can develop kick-ass videogames. We are masters of our own weaponry. What is your superhuman skill? Do you have what it takes to join this elite team? Bring it. Recruiting now. 

Animator

Department:
Animation
Job Type:
Full Time
Location:
Ontario
Min Exp:
5+ years
Salary:
$53,000

Date Posted: September 30, 2015

Responsibilities:

  • Create 3D character animation under the direction of the Lead Animator/Animation Director and Producer
  • Consistently create convincing performances and characters with complex personalities
  • Demonstrate an excellent sense of timing and knowledge of camera angles
  • Understand and compensate for the limitations of how gameplay and real-time issues can affect animations
  • Coordinate with artists and programmers to bridge the gap between technical specifications needed for animation and maintaining the artistic vision
  • Take initiative to combine ideas and methodologies of animation production, creating an efficient, streamlined pipeline that other artists can follow
  • Contribute innovative and original ideas toward all aspects of game production and development
  • Deliver work on time and according to schedule as prepared by the Producer
  • Multitask effectively, prioritize competing demands, and follow through on details

Qualifications:

  • A portfolio that demonstrates excellent animation skills
  • Above average ability to animate 3D characters for a state of the art next-gen game engine
  • Experience with software tools required for character animation such as Maya, XSI and/or 3D Max
  • Possess exemplary oral and written communication skills
  • Have a genuine enthusiasm and interest in video games

Preferred Extras:

  • Excellent understanding of efficient animation techniques for game production

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