We are looking for an Animator to work alongside other animators, creative directors, designers & programmers to create awesome animated gameplay and cinematics! The role offers the potential for ownership & significant contribution to large areas of the games animated content. We are looking for someone with a broad knowledge of animation, who is willing to learn and dive into the animation pipeline.
Responsible for creating high quality gameplay animations e.g, motion capture & keyframe animation
Collaborate with design, programming & creative direction
Creating animations with a focus on gameplay in addition to animation focused mechanics
Integration of animations into the Unreal Engine
7+ years animation experience in the games or film industry
Proven track record in AA/AAA game production
Experience of animation principles & processes
Solid knowledge of cinematography, scene staging & characterisation
Knowledge of Motion Builder
Experience with mocap direction and Xsens suits
Technical animation skills, such as rigging, scripting and animation blueprints (or similar technology)
Even as an indie developer, we understand that the salary is what pays for the day-to-day and we're competitive on the AAA level.
Not all of us enjoy early mornings...
We believe the way to get the most and best out of people, is by trusting them and letting them have big ownership in how to achieve a shared vision.
With great power comes great responsibility. We're listing it as a perk, because that's the way we look at it.
5 week vacations, holidays, parental leave, free healthcare, free Swedish courses, free school, great childcare, etc.
Of course we'll cover the moving expenses and help set you up.
We encourage and support individual training in fields where people want to grow. For example by going to Unreal Game Fest.
We offer an excellent health care package in the private sector (on top of also having access to public health care).
Neon Giant is located in Uppsala; Sweden’s fourth biggest city and just 30min away from the capital. Uppsala has a very high standard of living and is able to provide both a lively city environment and nature with the City Park, the Botanical Gardens, a myriad of trails and walking paths as well as rivers. Uppsala has been a hotbed of scientific innovation for a long time and hosts one of the nations best hospitals. Give it a Google!