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3D Animator (Contract)

Boston

Wicked Realm games is looking for a skilled contract animator that will add life and personality to our upcoming games.  We’re looking for someone deeply skilled with Unity development and is able to rig and animate bipedal characters and a quadruped or two.  Our ideal candidate has a passion for bringing the fun and excitement to games with their craft.  If you have a strong desire to help develop rich characters and gameplay experiences, we would love a chance to talk with you about this position.

This position will be a full time contract initially set at one year with possibility of extension.  We are a fully remote studio as well. You must be eligible to be employed within the U.S. for this role.

Your Future at Tilting Point

  • Work with the Art Director, Art and Design Leads to provide animated sequences for in-game animation for player characters, NPCs, and bosses as required by the Client.
  • Rig and Animate stylized characters/creatures using Maya/Blender
  • Work with Character Artists to make sure Models are clean and that cuts are appropriately made for the movements required.
  • Undergo review stages of the character rig and animations and further polish process as requested.
  • Be able to implement animations into Unity pipeline.
  • Some in-game Cinematic animation, Unity Cinemachine experience would be great
  • Work closely with other departments on issues that affect the animation, and vice versa.

Your XP & Skills

  • An understanding of animation rigging/set-up and 3D character animation.
  • Excellent artistic skill set with a full understanding of animation and composition.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the Unity Pipeline along with associated Animation Pipelines.
  • Good communication and organizational skills.
  • Proactive, with the ability to offer solutions to help improve the product.
  • A great passion for animation, video games and the entertainment it inspires and draws from.

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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