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Game Play Animator - Toys for Bob

Company: Activision
Location: Novato
Posted on: May 3, 2021

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Game Play Animator - Toys for Bob

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Job Description:

Position Title: Gameplay Animator

Toys For Bob is a stellar team of inventors, makers, and magicians from all over the world who have been developing epic AAA games for far-reaching IPs like Crash Bandicoot, Call of Duty, Tony Hawk, and Skylanders since 1989. We are based out of a former military hangar that has been converted into a colorful, tiki-themed, dog-friendly paradise just 20 minutes north of the San Francisco Golden Gate bridge. If you love games and the people who play them; if you are great at what you do and are committed to continual growth, we'd love for you to be part of our family!

Job summary:

  • Toys For Bob is looking for a talented Animator. In this role, you will create and edit stylized and photorealistic 1st and 3rd person animations. The ideal candidate has a strong understanding of animation principles and is able to problem solve with riggers and technical designers..

Here's what you'll be doing:

  • Work directly with the Lead, Sr Animators and Designers to identify and execute on the animation needs of the game
  • Plan, animate, implement, and support complex animations
  • Create great animation using motion capture data or making original work through keyframe animation
  • Follow group standards and best practices
  • Collaborate effectively with other disciplines, including art, design, and audio
  • Manage day-to-day development issues, identify problems, and drive creative solutions to fix them
  • Might be the owner of minor animation sets and or scenes
  • Work with outsourcing tools to implement animation assets

The skills and experience you'll need:

  • 3 - 5 years of animation experience in the game industry
  • Broad knowledge of game animations that spans across all parts of the development
  • Knowledge of Motion Capture Editing and cleanup
  • Ability to take direction.
  • You are self-motivated, open to learning and expanding your knowledge
  • Excellent communication skills, time management, and work discipline
  • Experience with Maya

You'll really catch our eye:

  • Experience with facial animation.
  • Experience animating non-humanoid characters
  • Experience with scripting
  • Passion for first person shooters.

Keywords: Activision, Novato , Game Play Animator - Toys for Bob, Other , Novato, California

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