Animator
TellTale Games - San Rafael, CA

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Responsibilities
  • Create great character animation for in-game in cut scene use
  • Create layouts for external animation outsourcing
  • Maintain defined animation style for characters within each project’s unique parameters
  • Balance quality with efficiency when working under tight deadlines
  • Follow and maintain Telltale’s pipelines and technical requirements
  • Learn Telltale’s proprietary tools for implementing and manipulating animation in the game engine

Essential Skills
  • Ability to create great key frame character animation in Maya using FK and IK in a variety of styles
  • Strong understanding of human and animal motion, weight, acting and timing applied to 3D animation
  • Understanding of game animation practices and standards
  • Foundational knowledge of composition, editing and cinematic storytelling
  • Ability to follow direction; strong desire to grow creatively and improve animation skills
  • Working experience in Maya
  • Self-motivated, excellent verbal and written communication; team player

Additional Requirements
  • BA or equivalent in Art related field
Preferred Experience
  • 3+ years experience in the gaming or film industry
Portfolio Requirements
Along with your cover letter and resume, please include a portfolio of samples that represent the range of your skills, provided that everything has been cleared for release by copyright owners. Generally, 12 to 15 pieces are a good sample. We prefer links to online portfolios if possible.

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