Associate Animator: Ambient – Rockstar Games

Published On: 5 December 2022Categories: Careers

RESPONSIBILITIES Animators work closely with multiple departments to devise, implement, and debug animation systems and gameplay mechanics. They will collaborate with the Animation, Code and Design Leads, to achieve the perfect balance between animation fidelity and gameplay responsiveness. They verify the quality of the animations integrated into the game by playing regularly. You will contribute to the set-up and maintenance of the animation pipeline and be proactive with its improvement. Animators troubleshoot and provide solutions to problems in both core animation systems and developing tech, and assist with motion capture shoots.

  • An understanding of a major animation package (eg Maya, Motionbuilder, etc).
  • Positive, solution-orientated individual, with a deep-rooted interest in video games, and game development.
  • Experience debugging and developing complex animation systems.
  • Ability to animate the human figure to create realistic character animations.
  • Understanding of development issues in getting animations into a game.
  • Ability to bring innovation and resolution to technical problems and challenges throughout production.
  • Demonstrated experience setting up production pipelines, while being able to follow guidelines.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and ability to collaborate with other teams.