Position | Gameplay Animator (Temporary)

Job Type: Full-time

Description How to apply

Home to some of the industry's best and brightest talent, Treyarch is an industry-leading game developer whose Call of Duty: Black Ops III had the biggest entertainment launch of 2015, Call of Duty: Black Ops II setting world-wide launch day records, and whose previous game Call of Duty®: Black Ops set an entertainment launch opening record upon its release in 2010 and continues to be one of the best-selling games of all time.

We are looking for a long term temporary Gameplay Animator to work on our next exciting project. As a Gameplay Animator, you will have the opportunity to create gameplay animations such as first person weapons, quick time events, and third person player movements. You will also interact directly with some of the best artists, designers, and engineers in our industry.

The ideal candidate should have a strong understanding of the Animation Principles and an acute sense of timing and weight while adhering to game design restrictions. You must have experience with motion-capture editing techniques.

A successful Gameplay Animator is expected to demonstrate a passion for developing high quality games and animations. You are self-motivated, open to learning and expanding your knowledge.


What you’ll be doing:

• Work directly with the department Lead and Senior Animators as well as Designers to identify and execute on the animation needs of the game.
• Creating high quality first person weapon animations using key framing.
• Creating high quality first person and third person interaction sequences using motion capture data and key framing.
• Creating high quality third person player movement sets using motion capture data.
• Follow group standards and best practices.
• Participate in a multi-discipline development team.
• Collaborate effectively with other disciplines including art, design, engineering, and audio.
• Manage day-to-day development issues; identify problems and drive creative solutions to fix them.
• Prepare for and attend motion capture shoots as needed.
• Learning the technical skills to assemble complex animations to run seamlessly in game.


• 3+ Years Animation experience in the game industry.
• Experience with creating animations from a first and third person perspective.
• Experience with Motion Capture.
• Experience with Motion Builder is a plus.
• A positive attitude and ability to work on a multi-discipline team.
• Ability to take direction well.
• A passion for developing high quality games.
• Detail oriented and organized. Excellent communication skills.

How to apply

Apply online at: https://activision.referrals.selectminds.com/treyarch/jobs/gameplay-animator-temporary-treyarch-1370

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