Senior Animator REDHILL GAMES / Helsinki
PUBLISHED: September 20, 2021
We are looking for a highly talented and experienced Senior Animator to join the game development team where this person will be helping to create in-game animations with the highest quality standards using keyframe as well as mocap techniques.
- Working in close collaboration throughout different departments to assure implementation of animations within game engine
- Creating keyframe animation as well as working with motion capture data for in-game assets while following the given style guide
- Character skinning in Maya
- Creating Unreal Engine animation blueprints and components
- Ensuring timely completion of animation commitments at the desired quality bar
- Partnering with designers, programmers and other departments involved
- 5+ years of experience in game development (PC and/or console)
- Excellent knowledge of Maya
- Good knowledge of Unreal Engine animation blueprinting
- Ability to create fluid, smooth, realistic animations
- Good understanding and experience in gameplay animation
- Good knowledge of human and animal anatomy and movement, body language and the mechanics of expression of emotion
The ideal candidate will also have
- Interest in animating both organic and mechanical systems
- Interest in procedural animation
- Skills in writing Maya python scripts
Why should you join Redhill Games?
- We have a great team of passionate game developers so you will not be alone!
- We value character – we are all different but have a common purpose. We respect each other’s talent and contribution.
- We are very international – in the team we already have representatives of 20 countries!
- We speak the same language – Yes, it’s English! Among other languages we have Finnish, Arabic, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Dutch, French, Hebrew, Hindi, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Swedish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese and Greek.
- We love, play and develop games – you will always have someone to play with!
- Our office is conveniently located downtown Helsinki, with tons of options for transportation, shops and restaurants all within reach.
- If Finland is not your base, we will help you relocate and you will get to love the country of Moomins, Santa and coffee!
- Last but not least – we offer competitive compensation and good benefits!