Position | Freelance Animator for VR - London, UK

Job Type: Full-time

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Freelance animator for virtual reality productions, London-based.

Breaking Fourth is a virtual reality studio in London, UK. Founded in 2015 alongside the wave of new consumer VR technology, we are excited by the seemingly limitless creative possibilities associated with the new medium, especially around immersive storytelling.

We believe that Virtual Reality is the best way to be truly immersed in a story. By harnessing the power of presence and immersion in VR, our talented team of writers and directors are creating unparalleled experiences which take storytelling to a whole new level. Breaking Fourth's mission is to push the boundaries of compelling high quality narrative content in VR.


Required skills:
• Animating humanoid characters ready for use in Unity
• Experience in multiple animation techniques including motion capture (inertial system)
• Animating in-world objects such as vehicles, projectiles and effects
• Cleaning up motion capture data, particularly interactions between independently-captured characters
• Animating human faces with blend shapes
• Cleaning up facial motion capture or automated lip-sync animation
• Taking initiative when finding the best and fastest way to produce results. This could mean modifying off-the-shelf animations or combining them with specific mocap animations

Nice to have:
• Experience of rigging humanoid skeletons and faces
• Understanding of version control software such as BitBucket/GitHub
• Previous experience in VR

• Confident in your own ability
• Hungry to explore new technology
• Problem-solver
• Positive & enthusiastic
• Works well in a team
• Confidence in sharing ideas

We are a small team and we work in a highly collaborative way. You must be available to work in our London office for at least 50% of the time. You must be available between May and July 2017.

How to apply

Please send your CV and portfolio to careers@breakingfourth.com

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