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Hammer Creative

Hollywood, California - United States
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Maya Animators and 3D Generalists

Description

Hammer Creative is currently seeking talented, highly-motivated, passionate and experienced Animators and 3D Generalists to work on a variety of game trailers - fully animated to live action vfx. 

Hammer is a leading, full-service entertainment marketing and advertising agency specializing in videogames and interactive entertainment. We are proud to count Sony, WB Games, Electronic Arts, Ubisoft, Bethesda, Square Enix, 2k Games, CD Projekt Red and many others as our valued partners and clients in this space. 


JOB DESCRIPTION
You will work under the direction of our Senior Art Director, and will develop convincing performance and movement for creatures, objects and characters in live action, CG and television productions. Our Senior Animators are the heavy lifters and quality insurers, who proactively lead and require minimal direction. 


 Responsibilities

·      Work primarily with our Senior Art Director to create keyframe animation performances for facial and body.

·      Execute a wide range of tasks including - look development, modeling, rigging, texturing, animation and rendering.

·      Create eye catching animations that help create a unique and identifiable look and feel.

·      Provide input regarding tools and workflows to improve throughput and/or quality.

·      Proactively communicate challenges and troubleshoot solutions.

·      Manage time, expectations, and resources to meet deadlines.

·      Attend dailies, reviews, and team meetings as required.

Qualifications

·      3+ years of character animation experience in film, tv or games.

·      Ability to convincingly animate multiple types of characters and non-characters.

·      Ability to take direction positively and thrive under the pressure of tight production deadlines.

·      Excellent organization, communication and interpersonal skills.

·      Strong aesthetic sensibility, good use of light and color.

·      Expert proficiency with animating in Maya.

·      Working knowledge of Motion Capture and/or Rigging.

·      Huge plus if you are proficient in Arnold or Octane.


Work will be produced onsite in our Hollywood studio. 

Feel free to come check us out at - www.hammercreative.com

To apply, please submit your reel, resume, and freelance rate.