Animator [New IP]

Job

  • Newcastle upon Tyne  
    perm, from remote  
    Undisclosed
  • Company
    Ubisoft  
    Start date
    ASAP  
    Duration
    n/a  
  • Closing date
    27 June 2022  
    Posted on
    27 April 2022  

As an Animator you work as part of a multi-disciplinary team. You prototype, create and integrate 3D animation content in line with the creative direction, technology and quality benchmarks of the project.

What will you do?

  • Create high-quality, real-time character animation for console and high-end PC video games throughout their production cycle;
  • Collaborate with the development team to ensure your work is aligned with the creative and technical direction of the game;
  • Maintain ownership of your work from conception to integration into the game engine;
  • Share knowledge and assist all members of the team to reach the best possible outcomes;
  • Support the lead and producer in planning and managing your workload to meet project milestones;
  • Approach challenge with a positive attitude and support the team at all stages;
  • Conduct any relevant ad-hoc work when required.

What will you bring?

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Strong understanding of animation principles and how to apply them to your work;
  • Knowledge of node-graph based animation systems and character rigging fundamentals;
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively as a partner in a large multi-skilled, multi-cultural team;
  • Willingness to propose and implement creative solutions to assigned work;
  • Understanding of the constraints and potential of digital animation technology and maintain an interest in rapidly evolving industry standards.
  • Experience working on 3D character animation for videogames, film or tv production;
  • Proven experience completing a shipped title or project;
  • Strong practical experience using 3D character animation software;
  • Experience working with motion capture and real-time animation an advantage;
  • Development for console and / or high-end PC an advantage.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Benefits & Relocation:

We’re offering flexible working with some remote work available, 25 days annual leave + Christmas shutdown (usually 3 days), private healthcare (with option to add immediate family), life insurance & income protection, workplace pension scheme, paid volunteering days, annual fitness & well-being allowance, games, technology & merchandise, subsidised travel and excellent relocation support, should you need it!

Ubisoft offers the same job opportunities to all, without any distinction of gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, social status, disability or age. Ubisoft ensures the development of an inclusive work environment which mirrors the diversity of our gamers community.

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