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WB Games, San Francisco

San Francisco , California - United States
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Sr. Animator


WB Games San Francisco seeks a Sr. Animator to join our Art team. 

What part will you play?

The preferred candidate will be responsible for helping develop & create key frame animations using Maya as well as game implementation using Unity. Creatively, the Sr. Animator must have a command of multiple animation styles, from highly stylized, with an emphasis on strong posing and timing, to realistic, as well as being comfortable with both humanoid and creature animations. A background in rigging and character set up is a plus. 

We want people that are driven to make the best games in the industry. We're looking to take interesting risks, and invent!
You will be a hardworking self-motivated team player that brings future heroes and worlds to life. You should demonstrate strong character combat animations for AAA games.

  • Hand key frame character motions for combat and cinematic purposes.
  • Ability to teach and mentor more junior animator.
  • Be the “holder” of the animation styling and reasoning within a specific game.
  • Document and actively help in the creation of the art bible.
What do we require from you?
  • BA in art or related field or equivalent experience.
  • A minimum of 7+ years of experience with high-end game engine, working with mocap data, key framed animations and facial/lip synch animations, executing at a high bar.
  • Shipped AAA on Mobile or console as a senior or lead animator title.
  • Thorough understanding of animation theory and technique.
  • Solid knowledge of Photoshop, Maya, Unity, (Motion builder is a plus.).
  • Increase the team’s skills through mentorship of learned skills, process and artistic techniques.
  • Passion for making and playing great games, with an awareness of current titles and industry trends.

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