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Senior Animation Artist
Unpublished R&D Product
Posted on 12/14/2022
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • 5+ years of professional experience working in animation
  • 5+ years of professional experience working in Maya
  • Excellent understanding of body mechanics, acting, posing and storytelling techniques
  • Understanding of physical motion, weight, balance, texture, form, and all other animation principles
  • Experience in the visual exploration of abstract concepts
  • Create animation assets for highly iterative gameplay prototypes
  • Recognize areas of opportunity for animation to enhance gameplay
  • Meet project deadlines in a timely manner without compromising artistic integrity
  • Consistently communicate with the team by giving and receiving feedback, directing next steps, and providing clear goals and outcomes to your team
  • Animate using in-engine animation tools
  • Push and guide the animation tools in-engine for efficiency and scalability
  • Review animation with Directors / Creative Lead, provide artistic and technical feedback at all stages of animation
  • Provide expertise to our production partners, supervising animation of creatures, characters and objects across projects
  • Find the best creative and technical solutions, in partnership with the Technical Artists, Character Artists and Concept Artists
  • Provide animation that fits within the style and pacing of the given scenario
Desired Qualifications
  • Familiarity with Unity, Unreal, or relevant game engine
  • Strong sense of game design and gameplay
  • Strong pre-vis and storytelling animation skills
  • Experience with choreographing full scenes
  • Holistic understanding of CG pipeline
Riot Games

1,001-5,000 employees

Online game developer
Company Overview
Riot Games' mission is to develop, publish, and support the most player-focused games in the world.
  • Healthcare
  • Family Care
  • Open Paid Time Off
  • Retirement
  • Play Fund
  • Donation Matching
Company Core Values
  • Player Experience First.
  • Dare to Dream.
  • Thrive Together.
  • Execute with Intelligence.
  • Stay Hungry; Stay Humble