Senior View Model Animator – Sledgehammer Games Toronto

Published On: 2 May 2024Categories: Careers

Sledgehammer Games is a leading developer in the video game industry, best known for its work on the Call of Duty franchise. Since its founding in 2009, the studio has delivered iconic titles like "Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare," "Call of Duty: WWII," and most recently, “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III.” We combine cutting-edge technology with creative vision to produce games that resonate with players worldwide. With a focus on creating high-quality multiplayer experiences and captivating single-player campaigns, we continue to shape the future of first-person shooters.

As a Viewmodel Animator you will be expected to create high fidelity 1st person animations that align to our pursuit of ultimate player immersion. This Immersion is achieved with Animations that mirror their real-world counterparts, including Weapon-Handling, Hand-to-Hand Combat and Locomotion. The ability to identify and execute the “feel” the project instructs, is the prime directive.

  • Significant AAA development experience, first-person shooter game genre experience is an asset.
  • A strong passion for animation, video games, and the entertainment it inspires and draws from
  • A strong ability for hand-keyed animation
  • Understanding of real-world weapon functionality is a plus
  • Ability to adapt to new tools and tech, and work with multiple people and fields to complete tasks
  • Expert animating in Maya
  • Strong problem-solving skills both technical and cross department.