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Animation - Senior (Oxford)

Business Area / Division: Animation
Location: Oxford
 
 
Rebellion Oxford are seeking a Senior Maya Animator to join our in-house animation team to work on one of our largest current unannounced projects. You will need to excel at convincing character animation and working as part of a team.
 
For Seniors there is great potential for progression into project Lead roles in the future.
 
This role is full-time, based in-house at our Oxford headquarters. We can consider permanent or in-house contract employment but not freelance or agencies. You must be able to legally work in the UK.
 

EXPERIENCE:

We’re looking for a minimum of 2 years games animation experience. A relevant degree would also be preferred.
 
Please include a link to your showreel demonstrating outstanding visual and technical ability.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Produce in-game animations to the highest standards of fidelity and style as demanded by the project
  • Work with the animation team, demonstrating strong time management skills to ensure tasks are completed on schedule to required standard
  • Work effectively with other team disciplines (Art, Design & Code) to ensure the animation process is responding to the demands of the project whilst maintaining its aesthetic quality
  • Continuation of your technical knowledge, including adapting to new technologies and processes
 

SKILLS:

  • Excellent knowledge of animating using Maya, with outstanding animation skills demonstrating knowledge and application of weight, timing, pace, poses and storytelling
  • Excellent understanding of how animation must work in harmony with the game design
  • Fluent clean-up and use of motion capture data
  • Excellent initiative, self-motivation, communication, organisational and problem solving skills, as well as teamworking and the ability to accept and follow direction
  • Genuine passion for games and animation, bringing characters to life with realistic human and animal motion

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