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Cinematic Animator (Narrative Adventure)

LOCATION

Liverpool, UK / Remote within UK

DURATION

Permanent

SALARY

We offer a very competitive package, which is dependent on experience.

THE ROLE

We're looking for a talented Cinematic Animator to create high-quality cinematic animations on a dark, story-driven next generation ‘Narrative Adventure’ with genre defining goals.

This huge, highly ambitious partnership project takes atmosphere, storytelling, player agency and narrative firmly into ground-breaking territory on next-generation hardware technologies.

This is an ambitious, AAA project with a heavy focus on art, animation and delivering unique character performances to heighten player presence and immersion to new levels.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Work closely with the growing cinematics team to ensure the highest quality in cinematic sequences
  • Create animations for characters, facial, props and vehicles for cinematics
  • Prioritizing and managing tasks to ensure that deliverables are completed on time
  • Communicating with other disciplines to resolve any technical difficulties and push project quality
ROLE REQUIREMENTS:
  • Strong AAA Games experience
  • Great working knowledge of UE4 cinematic tools or equivalent tech
  • Working knowledge of MotionBuilder, Maya or other equivalent 3D program
  • A good level of technical expertise
  • Experience working with motion capture data and pipelines
  • A deep understanding of body movement, spatial awareness and ability to adapt to different animation styles
  • Have an understanding of mo-cap rigs at a high level
  • Previous game or film experience working on action-oriented sequences and cut scenes
  • Previous experience of working with performance capture data and applying it to cinematic sequences
ADDITIONAL OR DESIRED SKILLS:
  • Any experience with UE4 Maya Animation Rigging Toolset (ART)

If you believe you have the right skills and experience for a role on an exciting new project, please email your C.V. and supporting portfolio to jobs@firesprite.com with the Job Code or hit the apply button below.

Job Reference: HB-CAN-02