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Animator

New York City

We are hiring an Animator to produce, edit, and animate original videos and product animations for our New York studio. Top candidates will have experience storyboarding, conceptualizing, and executing animations, as well as skills in video/audio editing and graphic design.

Your Future at Tilting Point

  • Create exciting engaging animations, cinematics and videos for our studio’s line of independently developed mobile games
  • Animations will include a broad range of subject matter: environments, characters, props, visual effects, and motion graphics
  • Work with Senior and Leads to storyboard concepts
  • Contribute Ideas to team brainstorms and ideation
  • Generate concepts and key animations in addition to creating final animations under guidance of the animation lead

Your XP & Skills

  • 2+ years of experience as an Animator
  • 2D rigging and animation in Spine or equivalent
  • Expert knowledge in the use of design concepts (layout, typography, strong color fundamentals, white space and grid, strong composition skills)
  • Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Strong ability in video design, video editing, and motion graphics
  • Love of mobile video games and understanding of video gamers’ expectations
  • Excellent communication skills working with several departments on a daily basis
  • Must work well in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Must be proficient in production processes and have a strong demo reel
  • Ability to work creatively within IP guidelines
  • Ability to multi-task projects of varying complexities
  • Highly organized and able to solve problems creatively and quickly
  • Bonus Points: 
    • Illustration skills
    • Familiarity with Unity and Unreal
    • Basic Audio Design fundamentals (Audition, or any standard DAW)
    • Toon Boom Harmony experience
    • 3D knowledge (Cinema4D, 3ds Max, Maya, Blender)

Interested? We would love to hear from you. Just send us your resume and cover letter below (and tell us about your passion for mobile and/or free-to-play games!) 

Direct applicants only – No agencies/headhunters please. 

Tilting Point provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, promotion, termination, time off, and compensation.

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