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Senior Character Animator

Obsidian Entertainment is looking for a talented Senior Animator with experience creating melee combat for first-person games to join us in crafting our next high-profile, role-playing game.

Do you have experience animating and bringing to life both human and non-humanoid characters? Do you possess a deep understanding of the principles of Animation? Are you creative, work well within a fast-paced production environment, and enjoy working with Designers, Artists, and Programmers to make amazing character animations? If so, our Senior Animator role may be the perfect fit for you.

Responsibilities

  • Create high-quality first-person combat animations, third-person human ambient animation, and creature animations.
  • Create and edit conversations and cinematic sequences.
  • Create dialog and facial expression animations.
  • Set up camera animation and framing for gameplay and in-game cinematic sequences.
  • Work closely with animation director to ensure completion of animation assets at the highest quality.
  • Mentorship for other more junior animators.
  • Interact with other disciplines to create and use tool and pipelines with consideration for animation.
  • Debug in-engine animation issues.

Requirements

  • 5+ years of industry experience.
  • Experience animating first-person melee combat.
  • Exceptional skills animating humanoids and creatures.
  • Experience working with motion capture, facial animation capture and performance capture.
  • An expert understanding of animating in Maya.
  • Familiarity with Unreal Engine 4.
  • Able to adhere to tight schedules with minimal supervision.
  • A thorough understanding of animation pipelines and the processes involved from the conceptual phase to implementation.
  • Ability to iterate quickly and often to improve quality in order to hit technical or design goals.
  • Ability to consistently produce large volumes of high-quality animation on a tight schedule.
  • Must be highly organized, self-driven, and a great team player.

Portfolio Requirements

  • An online animation reel demonstrating quality in-game combat and non-combat 3D animation.
  • Include a shot breakdown document detailing your work contribution.
  • For console or studio animations, include a document explaining specifically what you did.

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