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To plan, manage, coordinate and review the work of the animation team to ensure the highest quality
To work closely with the Game Director and Lead/Senior Designers to establish the animation requirements in all areas of the game
To ensure that the integrity of the animations and character behaviors are realized as intended in the build via regular reviews, establishing issues and advising on implementation and technical solutions.
To collaborate with Directors, Producers and other Leads to help drive the project direction Actively participate in animation system and tech design , pipeline improvements, and all animation related problem solving
To be a positive driving force that consistently leads by example
Act as a role-model for the animation team by emphasizing project and company goals, provide feedback on performance, mentoring and training the Animators to achieve the best of their ability.
Avalanche Studios is currently hiring an Animation Director to join our team in creating the next great AAA open world action game. This position requires you to take on a considerable amount of ownership and responsibility and you are expected to bring your passion, highly developed animation skills and creative problem solving to contribute to our project on many levels.
The ideal candidate has experience with character and creature animation, facial animation, skeletal construction and point weighting. You will also have a focus on quality control for the animations created on the team and influence the work in the group. You should be comfortable in a team environment and is able to contribute on many levels, working together with both other animators and programmers, producers and directors and other leads.
QUALIFICATIONS Min. 8 years of experience working as an Animator in the games industry with at least 2-4 of those as Lead animator or Animation Director Passionate about animation with a high level of understanding of weight distribution, posing and timing Excellent leadership, interpersonal, and organizational skills. The ability to effectively communicate, both creatively and technically Experience with facial animation, cinematography, cinematic related character animation, rigging, skinning, animation state trees and animation scripting would be beneficial Experience with multi-player related animation systems and open world games would be beneficial Have a passion for making great games, with an awareness of current titles and industry Trends – ideally an avid gamer!
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