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Full-Time

Junior 3D Animator

Posted on 2/28/2023

2K

2K

1,001-5,000 employees

Publishes diverse portfolio of video games

Junior

Lunenburg, NS, Canada

Category
Art, Graphics & Animation
Required Skills
Animation
Unity
Requirements
  • Typically up to 2 years of industry experience in Animation
  • Basic knowledge of human body mechanics and locomotion
  • Experience working with Maya or Motion Builder
  • Experience working with motion capture data
  • Knowledge or experience working with game engines (Unity/Unreal)
  • Technical knowledge of rigging and skinning is considered a plus
  • A self-motivated, creative and driven individual
  • A reliable teammate with the ability to work independently when needed
  • An effective communicator in both verbally and written forms
  • A detail-oriented person with flexibility and problem-solving skills
Responsibilities
  • Support the creation of high-quality animation and collaborate with all other subject areas to meet project and aesthetic goals set out by Management and Production
  • Build realistic human motion for gameplay and cinematics applying mocap data
  • Clean mocap data and animate props using rig and constraint systems
  • Work within the engine and pipeline to ensure all completed assets are in a build ready format
  • Maintain a level of quality working within design and technical constraints while balancing performance issues
  • Collaborate with Lead and Senior Animators on implementation, troubleshooting, and debugging of animation systems
  • Respond to direction with an open-mind and eagerness to refine character animation to ensure the highest quality and applicability of the game
  • Provide input to the improvement and evolution of animation production methods, tools, and techniques
  • Build positive working relationships and participate in team meetings

2K Games is an excellent workplace for professionals passionate about creating diverse video game genres ranging from sports to role-playing. By congregating talents from top-tier studios such as Visual Concepts, Firaxis, and others, it fosters a collaborative environment conducive to creative freedom and technical skill enhancement. The company's broad scope in gaming technologies ensures continual learning and career growth, making it a prominent player in the video game publishing industry.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

Novato, California

Founded

2005

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

0%

2 year growth

1%

Benefits

Health Care Benefits

Health Savings Account (HSA) Including Company Contribution

Employee Stock Purchase Plan

401k Retirement Plan

Life and Disability Benefits

Group Legal Plan

Wellbeing Program

Childcare Benefits

Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

Generous Compassionate Leave

Companywide End of Year Break

INACTIVE