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3D Animator (London, Ontario)

3D Animator
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Tactic Studios is a game developer specializing in creating premium, story-driven video games for PC, Xbox, and Playstation. We are looking for a talented 3D animator to join our team and create high quality 3D character animations for an unannounced project. It is a fully 3D, first-person game set in a science fiction universe. We are based in London, Ontario, Canada. For more information about our studio, please visit our website at www.tacticstudios.com.

A successful candidate will be a skilled and motivated animator with a combination of technical skills and the ability to create engaging, lifelike character animations.

  • Full-time and contract positions available.
  • May work remotely.

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Responsibilities

  • Create full body animations for in game characters and real-time cinematics.
  • Create compelling and expressive facial animations.
  • Make minor changes to rigging and skinning of characters as needed.

Requirements

  • Expertise creating 3D animations in Max or Maya.
  • Keen understanding of how to create first person and third person gameplay animations.
  • Comfortable creating a full sets of movement animations for biped humans, quadripeds, birds, and a variety of other creatures.
  • Comfortable producing cinematics that involve interactions between multiple characters.
  • Able to produce a full range of facial expressions and realistic lip synchronization using morph targets.
  • Motivated self-starter with exceptional creativity and strong communication skills.
  • Passionate about developing high quality video games.

Bonus Skills

  • Familiarity with motion capture hardware and software such as Motive.
  • Experience with Autodesk Motionbuilder.
  • Experience with rigging, skinning, and scripting.
  • Experience with modern 3D game engines such as Unreal or Unity.
  • A love of science fiction.

How to Apply

Please send the following to jobs@tacticstudios.com:

  • Portfolio or Demo reel demonstrating several character animations you have created. (required)
  • Resume detailing your experience. (required)
  • Cover letter. (preferred)
  • References. (preferred)