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.

Responsibilities

  • 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

Requirements

  • 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!