Associate Animator (Mobile Games)

Location: Austin/Round Rock, Texas
Date Posted: 11-13-2018
KingsIsle Entertainment is currently looking for a Character Animator to help develop exciting new games.

Who We Are
Established in 2005, KingsIsle is a proven MMO hit-maker bringing our unique vision to mobile games. Our award-winning game Wizard101 is currently in its 10th year, and we recently released our latest mobile game "Animal Cove" for iOS and Android. We are driven by a spirit of innovation and experimentation across genres and themes.

We attribute our success to great people and we recognize the value of every team member. We work hard and have fun, whether it’s with lunchtime gaming sessions or office outings to the movies. The working environment, friendly teammates and support for growing careers all contribute to the long tenures many people enjoy at KingsIsle.
 
Responsibilities
  • Rig and animate in-game characters
  • Create animations based on verbal or written descriptions that fit within the gameplay style
  • Work both individually and with a diverse and experienced team of artists in a creative and fast-paced environment
Requirements
  • Two-year Art degree 
  • 1+ years experience in game industry
  • Extensive working knowledge of 3DSMax
  • Strong understanding of animation principles and fundamentals
  • Good communication and problem solving skills
  • Ability to contribute to and work within schedules that are assigned
Preferences
  • Shipped at least one game title
  • Experience in 3D modeling and texturing
  • Experience with Unity
Perks & Benefits
  • Competitive compensation
  • Stock options
  • Health, dental, and vision care benefits
  • 401(K) with employer match
  • Company fun days and parties
Considerations
  • Please make sure that the durations of your education and employment on your resume are included in month/year format
  • Salary will be commensurate with experience
  • Applicants must be legally able to work in the U.S. for KingsIsle
  • Only highly qualified candidates need apply and only candidates that meet the degree requirements will be considered
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