Senior Gameplay Animator

Marina Del Rey, CA / REMOTE

People make games great. And at Survios, we know we can’t grow from an acclaimed VR studio to the world’s premier game developer and publisher without them. That’s why our most valuable investments aren’t in the next-generation technology we use to make our games or the swanky new HQ we’re building in Marina Del Rey, but in creating a hybrid workplace that seeks out talent across the globe, nurtures its people, and encourages fun. A workplace where every team member knows they’re respected and cared for. If you want to join a passionate team of developers driving toward the future of immersive gaming, we’d love to hear from you! 

Survios currently has an opening for a talented Senior Gameplay Animator to help push the quality and innovation to the next level with our talented Animation Team! 

Responsibilities:

  • Animate characters for gameplay - prototyping and final.
  • Collaborate with Designers, Engineers, and Tech Artists.
  • Animate characters and props to a high standard of quality.
  • Motion Capture clean-up and implementation.
  • Previs and build scenes for cinematics as needed.
  • Work with outsourcing to maintain quality for animation assets.
  • Provide constructive feedback.

 Requirements:

  • 5+ years in the video game industry.
  • Gameplay animation experience.
  • Game engine integration experience.
  • Excellent keyframe animation skills.
  • Solid understanding of advanced animation principles and techniques.
  • Excellent mocap cleanup and integration skills.
  • A great eye for style and quality.
  • Collaboration with design and engineering.
  • Ability to solve gameplay problems and work with other departments.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Willingness to share knowledge to improve the Animation Team.
  • Highly motivated and proactive.
  • Team player mentality.
  • Strong organization skills.

 Pluses:

  • Unreal Engine experience.
  • Technical animation knowledge i.e. scripts, constraints, dynamics.
  • Experience with  facial animation.
  • A strong sense for game and combat design.
  • AAA experience.

About Us:

Survios is an award-winning game studio that takes a holistic approach to development, merging our hardware, software, and games expertise to create unbelievable immersive game experiences. As we expand our focus from VR-Only to create games across all PC and Console platforms, we’re dedicated to leveraging our passion, expertise, and creativity to develop and publish the next generation of groundbreaking and immersive video games.

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