• Full Time
  • Boston

proletariat_inc Proletariat Inc

Proletariat is currently looking for an on-site, full time Animator who can create gorgeous animations of 3D characters, props, cameras, and other visual effects. The ideal candidate loves bringing digital visuals to life in motion, has a portfolio of great work to prove it, is skilled at collaborating and communicating with team members from other disciplines, and loves taking ownership on projects. Applicants should submit a resume and current portfolio of work. Qualified applicants may be expected to complete a small animation test.

Responsibilities:

  • Create and integrate hand-keyed, game-ready animation.
  • Work with game editor tools to create blended animation sequences and other high quality animated effects.
  • Collaborate with our Art Director, 3D Artists, Game Designers, and Software Engineers to build beautiful animation that meets gameplay challenges, technical requirements, and deadline constraints.

Requirements:

  • 3+ years of professional 3D animation experience.
  • Demonstrated expertise in animation principles including squash and stretch, timing and motion, anticipation, staging, weight, and appeal.
  • Experience animating body mechanics and facial acting.
  • Experience rigging characters, retargeting skeletons and animation, and using blendshapes in Maya.
  • Strong understanding of creating real-time animation content for video games. Must be able to apply basic concepts of algebra and geometry.
  • Experience working in an iterative, agile environment with limited models of standardization.
  • Excited to improve visual skills and learn new techniques and applicable technology.
  • Self-directed, receptive to critique and feedback.
  • Enjoys playing a wide variety of games.

Bonus points:

  • Experience with highly technical aspects of animation in Maya (sophisticated character rigging, mel/python scripting).
  • Experience with Unreal development tools.
  • Experience with 2D animation.
  • Game development experience.

To apply for this job please visit the following URL: http://proletariat.com/careers/ →