Senior Animator

Job typeAnimation, Game Development/Publishing, Mobile
LocationUnited States - San Francisco, California
TypeFull Time
Posted DateApr. 08, 2019
Warner Bros. Games Inc. seeks a Senior Animator for the WBG San Francisco Art department.

What part will you play?

The Sr. Animator 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.
  • Teaching and mentoring more junior animators.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Thorough understanding of animation theory and technique.
  • Solid knowledge of Photoshop, Maya, Unity, (Motion Builder is a plus.)
  • Passion for making and playing great games, with an awareness of current titles and industry trends.

Your information will now be submitted via our parent company’s site, TimeWarner.com.