- Job Title Gameplay Animator
- Hiring Organization Counterplay Games
- Company Website https://www.counterplaygames.com/
- Remote Locations Worldfwide
- Job Type Remote, Full-Time
Counterplay Games is looking for experienced gameplay animators to work on a new IP.
Help us create an exciting new action-packed third person game!As a gameplay animator, you will give life to a variety of creatures, giving birth to hellish monsters and work with the gameplay team to achieve a compelling rogue-lite shooter experience for the player.
- Create believable enemy animations, ranging from locomotion, idles, taunts… to combat and hit reactions, either from keyframe or mocap data.
- Come up with original and fresh ideas on how to animate those characters. Expose those ideas to the Lead animator and help prepare potential mocap shoot.
- Integrate your assets in the engine and ensure the animations work correctly in game.
- Play the build and have a critical eye on how we can improve our character animation to create the best experience possible.
- Participate in weekly team reviews, receive & offer constructive feedback to the rest of the team.
- Review incoming rigs and share potential feedback with the rigging team.
- Expert knowledge of Maya and/or MotionBuilder
- Strong understanding of gameplay animation technicalities (root motion, pose sharing, transitions & looping cycles, additive animation…) and keen eye for great motion (timing & spacing, pose readability, exaggeration vs. believability, responsiveness, anticipation, recovery.)
- Showreel demonstrating true interest for game anim (reels with only acting shots will be ignored)
- Past experience with a game engine. Experience with Unreal Engine is a HUGE plus!
- Experience with motion capture is a plus! (editing, acting and/or directing.)
- Experience animating creatures is a plus!
How To Apply
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- Remote Job Location Anywhere
- Salary Offer $100k – $150k
- Experience Level Mid Level, Senior Level
- Education Level Non Specific
- Working Hours to be arranged (full time based )
- Job Application Via Custom Application Page