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3D Animator

Derek Tamby on Sep 22, 2016
Akimbo Creations
Vancouver, Canada
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Job Category
Animation : 3D Character Animation
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Pay / Salary
Annual Salary : $35,000.00 - $55,000.00
Experience Required
3+ Years
Education Required
Job Description
We are seeking a 3D Animator to create interesting animations for our game. This is an incredible opportunity to unleash your imagination and passion for creating 3D animation for games.

Akimbo Creations offers a competitive salary, including full medical and dental benefits package.

Your key responsibilities will consist of (but are not limited to):

Creating high quality 3D animation for gameplay and cinematics in Maya
Conceptualize character behaviour
Create animation asset list requirements for mocap and cinematics
Attend and contribute to the filming of mocap sessions
Cleanup, edit and finalize mocap data using Motion Builder
Integrate animation into Unreal engine
Assist in developing production pipelines for mocap, gameplay and cinematics
Troubleshooting technical and performance issues related to animation

Our ideal candidate possesses:

Formal animation training from an accredited Art or Design school
3 or more years of experience in video game animation or related experience
Experience in 3D game development or related field
Knowledge of Maya/Motion Builder and Unreal engine
An exceptional understanding of anatomy and the basic principles of animation
Strong proficiency in rigging and weighting
Self-driven individual with excellent work ethic and a can-do attitude
Active learner with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, results-oriented, start up environment
True team player with strong interpersonal skills and commitment to the team’s success
Excellent time management skills with keen attention to detail and ability to multi-task
Self-motivated, able to work on tasks without supervision

Please email your resume and examples of your work, or a link to your online portfolio to Only candidates who are legally entitled to work in Canada will be considered.
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