Animation Lead
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Hypixel Studios
Experience Level
Desired Skills
UI/UX Design
Art, Graphics & Animation
  • A veteran 3D animator, able to contribute at a high-level as both an artist and a leader of artists
  • You are a team player and an excellent communicator; you love working across disciplines and advocating for your team
  • You take pride in building effective teams; you love providing feedback and sharing knowledge with other team members
  • You excel at organising and prioritising work; you are able to build and pursue long term goals for large scale projects
  • You are driven by discovering solutions to unique problems and participating in the development of unique tools and pipelines
  • You want to proactively seek out creative ways to improve all aspects of the game, from visual presentation to performance
  • Minimum 6+ years of experience creating real-time character/creature animation in production, with at least 2+ of direct people management
  • Portfolio demonstrating high quality animation work
  • Great communication, documentation and self-organisation skills
  • Demonstrable experience mentoring and developing teams
  • Excellent problem solving skills; you take complex problem spaces and break them down into functional and actionable solutions
  • Directly manage and mentor other artists, directing their work and delivering feedback to aid in their growth
  • Create animations, from roughed-in pose concepts to final polish, integrating animations in-game using our in-house engine; document and coach the team on all aspects of this process
  • Report to the Creative Director to achieve organisational goals and execute upon the product vision
  • Partner with the Art Director to ensure that visual standards are known and maintained
  • Work closely with Design and with other Creative domains (Audio, Narrative, UX/UI) to ensure VFX assets support our diverse game experiences
  • Align with Production to develop high-level execution plans and determine priorities
  • Find creative solutions and contribute to ongoing improvements in tools and techniques that run parallel to the animation pipeline
Desired Qualifications
  • Traditional 2D art skills - Storyboarding, Illustration, Character Design
  • Experience shipping titles across multiple platforms (PC/Console/Mobile)