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Animator

Remote or London Office

Role

  • Create character animations for a variety of games and platforms across the developments
  • Work with different pipelines and be able to rig, skin and animate various 2D and 3D props and UI elements
  • Work closely with the animation team, art director and the leads team to define animation priorities and direction.
  • Suggest ways we can improve the animation pipeline/tools and take ownership that it happens. Communicating with programmers and external teams e.g., engine team.
  • Support other teams by sharing your knowledge across Supersolid when needed.
  • Support producers in planning, scheduling, and prioritising animation related tasks

Requirements

  • Strong understanding of animating in a 3D package, 3ds Max (and Biped) and/or Maya
  • Knowledge of rigging and skinning in 2D and 3D packages
  • Strong understanding of 2D animation in Spine
  • Strong understanding of animation principles and understanding of how animation works within game mechanics and game legibility.
  • Relevant experience as an animator with a track record of creating appealing character and object animations
  • Experience animating UI, understanding the importance of the motion style and the optimisation of timings.
  • Knowledge of technical constraints, optimisation, and implementation.
  • Knowledge of building basic rigs.
  • Comfortable with cartoony, casual, and mid- core styles.
  • Good communication and organisational skills.
  • Comfortable giving feedback and direction as well as mentoring others.
  • Proactive in learning and developing your skills.
  • Experience creating special effects and using particle tools a bonus

Life at Supersolid

Our HQ is in the heart of central London - though we have team members all over the world. We’re a fast-moving, creative studio. Our people are what makes our studio fun, exciting and productive.

We reward our employees with:

  • Flexible working hours - core hours 10am-5pm
  • We strive to maintain a healthy work/life balance
  • Competitive salaries
  • There is a discretionary bonus based on company and individual performance and we keep salaries up to date during the annual pay review
  • Support with relocation
  • Support to learn, develop and progress with Supersolid
  • Free snacks and drinks
  • Amazing supersocials, company outings, game jams, Friday night drinks and more!
  • Company pension contribution
  • 28 days holiday and additional days off between Christmas and New Year. There is a tenure reward scheme where you will gain extra holidays

We value diversity and as an equal opportunity employer we encourage applications from all suitable applicants. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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