Senior Animator
ABOUT FIREWALK STUDIOS

Our mission is to create industry-leading multiplayer games for players around the world.  We are working on an unannounced and original next-generation AAA title.

THE ROLE

Firewalk Studios is looking for a Senior Animator who is passionate about bringing exceptional entertainment to millions of players. As our Senior Animator, you will be responsible for helping to develop our animation style and breathe life into our character’s gameplay animations.

WHO YOU ARE
  • Your demo reel reflects your experience, your love for animating characters, and a technical mastery of your tools.
  • You stay on top of the latest trends and find ways to motivate and inspire innovation across the team
  • You seek efficiency, optimizing pipelines and workflows throughout the character creation process.
  • You set the standard with your work quality bar and love contributing to artistic techniques and processes.
  • You encourage individual and team growth, and are driven to create a long-term career path for yourself and others.
  • You find time to play video games & empathize deeply with our players, because you are a gamer at heart.

WHAT YOUR DAY MIGHT LOOK LIKE
  • Collaborate with the Animation Director, Technical Director in Animation, and Gameplay Artists to discuss a character’s goals.
  • Partner with Character Artists, Character Tech Artists and FX Artists to problem solve new features for a Character.
  • Join a playtest to see how characters are playing and to give notes on the entire game.
  • Participate in multi-discipline character reviews to refine and iterate on a characters’ appeal, responsiveness, and fun factor.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • You have a demonstratable, deep understanding of hand-keyed animation principles.
  • You have extensive experience working with motion capture data.
  • You have shipped multiple AAA quality games.
  • You have strong knowledge and experience with next-generation character pipelines, tools, and workflows.
  • You have at least 5+ years of character animation experience.

ABOUT PROBABLYMONSTERS INC.

Established in 2016 and announced in October 2019, ProbablyMonsters™ is a new breed of game company that builds sustainable AAA studios to launch original AAA games. The company was founded by Harold Ryan to not only create great games, but also to make a great working experience for developers, one where people, culture, and creativity come first. ProbablyMonsters mission is to unite, guide, and empower talented teams to create exceptional interactive experiences. The company has built a central team that provides early stage infrastructure and long-term support to its studios on Operations, HR, Finance, BizDev, Tech, and QA, among other services. This unique model provides Firewalk Studios and all ProbablyMonsters studios the confidence, security, and stability to create and ship their games free of distractions. Learn more about us at probablymonsters.com.
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