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inXile entertainment

Newport Beach, California - United States
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Senior Animator

Description

inXile is looking for a passionate, experienced Senior Animator to collaborate with our other animators, designers and leads, to help maintain or develop workflows, and to create inspiring and convincing animation for our games.

  • 5+ years of experience in a game production environment, on one or more shipped game titles
  • A thorough understanding of animation pipelines and processes from concept to implementation
  • Technical/rigging/scripting experience and knowledge
  • Enjoys collaborating with design and art teams to deliver great gameplay and storytelling experiences
  • Extensive experience animating realistic humans as well as bipedal and non-bipedal critters
  • A good sense of weight and timing in your animation performances
  • Excels at creating interactive animations that blend and combine to end in a fluid result
  • Must be able to work with minimal direction, but be flexible with making edits and revisions based on gameplay requirements and animation reviews
  • Maintains or exceeds a consistent level of productivity while meeting deadlines and producing high quality work
  • Expected to mentor entry level Animators and must be able to assist them with their animations
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work within boundaries to creatively solve animation issues
  • Strong understanding of classic animation principles and fundamental
  • Must have a demo reel with examples of work

 Pluses:

  • Experience with Xbox Kinect for the purposes of blocking in animation or other motion capture experience
  • Unity experience
  • Experience working on cutscenes/cinematics
  • Shipped one or more AAA titles
  • Avid gamer