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Video Illustrator

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. 

Video Illustrator

Job Type:
Full Time
Min Exp:
5 years

Digital Extremes Ltd., London, ON offices seeks Video Illustrator
to perform the following duties: 

  • Create 3D character
    animation under the direction of the Lead Animator/Animation Director and
  • 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
  • Multitask effectively, prioritize competing demands, and follow
    through on details.

Required 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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