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2D Game Animator

Job description

Job Responsibilities:

  • Design & Create: Develop engaging 2D and 3D animations for characters, objects, and environments based on concept art and design specs.
  • Animation Techniques: Use keyframing, tweening, and inverse kinematics (IK) for fluid, realistic movements.
  • Collaboration: Work with designers and programmers to ensure animations fit gameplay needs and technical constraints.
  • Implementation: Integrate and optimize animations in game engines (Unity or Unreal).
  • Functionality: Ensure animations work seamlessly within the game environment and interact properly with other elements.
  • Troubleshooting: Address any animation issues during integration.
  • Brainstorming: Participate in sessions to develop creative animation solutions.
  • Industry Trends: Stay current with the latest animation trends and techniques.
  • Quality Maintenance: Help maintain a high-quality animation pipeline.

Job Requirements:

  • Animation Knowledge: Deep understanding of animation principles, timing, and weight.
  • Experience & Portfolio: Proven experience as a Game Animator with a strong portfolio in 2D and 3D animation.
  • Collaboration: Strong communication and teamwork skills to work with artists, designers, and programmers.
  • Software Proficiency: Skilled in industry-standard animation tools (e.g., Maya, Blender, Spine) and game engines (Unity, Unreal).
  • Artistic Skill: Excellent eye for detail and visual appeal.
  • Passion for Gaming: Deep understanding of how animation enhances gameplay.
  • Independence & Time Management: Ability to work independently, manage multiple tasks, and meet deadlines.
  • AI Tools: Bonus for using AI tools to streamline workflows and boost efficiency and quality.

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