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Visual Concepts

Novato, Foothill Ranch, Agoura Hills, California - United States
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Animator (Temp)

Description

Who We Are:
 
Visual Concepts is one of the world’s top game development studios with a flat, entrepreneurial, and non-corporate work environment. We have a proven track record having shipped over 100 multi-SKU titles to great critical acclaim.
Our studios in Agoura Hills, CA and Novato, CA are committed to gaming and technical innovation and offer top candidates the opportunity to learn and grow with some of the smartest and most creative minds in the industry.
 
 
What We Need:
 
Visual Concepts Entertainment (2K Sports), the developers of the critically acclaimed NBA2K video game franchise, is seeking an experienced temporary Animator.
 
 
What You Will Do:
 
  • Utilize facial tracking/solving software to track facial features/retarget to face rigs
  • Work closely with the lead and senior animators to modify assets meeting game-ready requirements
  • Work with motion capture data for both narrative and in-game animations
  • Address feedback from lead animator in a timely manner
  • Meeting project deadlines and milestones
 
 
Who We Think Will Be A Great Fit:
 
  • 2+ years of experience in facial animation for the games industry
  • Expert knowledge of Maya
  • Proficiency with realistic facial motion with strong timing/acting skills
  • Knack for observing and animating the subtleties of facial expression
  • Ability to follow instruction and efficiently manage their workload on their own initiative
  • Comfortable with strict deadlines and a fast turnaround time
  • Ability to maintain motivation, has excellent work ethics, and works well with others
  • Experience with facial motion tracking desirable (software such as Faceware or Dynamixyz)
  • Previous Mocap experience helpful
  • Working knowledge of Mel or Python scripting is a plus
 
 
*This position is based in California. Please be legally able to work in the United States.*


To Apply: 
https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp04/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=GAMES2K&cws=60&rid=3993

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