Senior Animator

Total War Animation
Creative Assembly is looking for a Senior Animator to join our Total War: Warhammer team.

As a Senior Animator on the team, you will craft and implement believable creature animations from the Warhammer universe and demonstrate excellent all-round creativity, artistic ability and imagination.

Key Responsibilities

Reporting to the Lead Animator, you will be responsible for creating and implementing high quality animations. You will be driving the team to make sure the standard is always of the highest quality. 

Communication, approachability and proactivity is vital in this role, as you will be expected to engage with other departments to push content and new concepts through. A deep understanding of game pipelines and gameplay mechanics is important in the position.

Knowledge, Skill and Experience

Essential
  • Experience dealing with gameplay animations and knowledge of implementing animations in-game
  • Have an understanding of animation pipeline from conceptual phase to deployment
  • Excellent problem-solving skills with emphasis on proactivity
  • Good hand-key animation skills for both human and creatures
  • Experience with key-frame animation
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work well within a small team
  • Ability to receive and apply critique on your work and complete tasks by the assigned due dates
  • A deep understanding of game pipelines and mechanics
  • Support and mentoring of junior animators on a team
  • Experience of development of a title from start to finish with an understanding of the process of delivering the game
Desirable
  • Proficiency in Maya and/or Motionbuilder
  • Experience with motion capture
Please submit a Portfolio/ Showreel link with your application to be considered for this role



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