Animator

We are looking for a highly talented and experienced Animator to join the game development team where this person will be helping to create in-game animations with the highest quality standards using keyframe as well as mocap techniques.

Responsibilities

  • Working in close collaboration throughout different departments to assure implementation of animations within game engine.
  • Creating key frame animation as well as working with motion capture data for in-game assets while following the given style guide.
  • Character skinning in Maya
  • Creating Unreal Engine animation blueprints and components.
  • Ensuring timely completion of animation commitments at the desired quality bar.
  • Partnering with designers, programmers and other departments involved.

Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience in game development (PC and/or console)
  • Excellent knowledge of Maya
  • Good knowledge of Unreal Engine animation blueprinting
  • Ability to create fluid, smooth, realistic animations
  • Good understanding and experience in gameplay animation
  • Good knowledge of human and animal anatomy and movement, body language and the mechanics of expression of emotion.

The ideal candidate will also have

  • Interest in animating both organic and mechanical systems.
  • Skills in writing Maya python scripts

Why should you join Redhill Games?

  • We have a great team of passionate game developers so you will not be alone!
  • We value character – we are all different but have a common purpose. We respect each other’s talent and contribution.
  • We are very international – in the team we already have representatives of 17 countries!
  • We speak the same language – Yes, it’s English! Among other languages we have Finnish, Arabic, Bulgarian, Czech, Dutch, French, Hebrew, Hindi, Portuguese, Russian, Slovak, Swedish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese and Greek.
  • We love, play and develop games – you will always have someone to play with!
  • Our office is conveniently located downtown Helsinki, with tons of options for transportation, shops and restaurants all within reach.
  • If Finland is not your base, we will help you relocate and you will get to love the country of Moomins, Santa and coffee! 
  • Last but not least – we offer competitive compensation and good benefits!

You feeling it?

Just press the little red button below to send us e-mail (jobs@redhillgames.com). Tell us a bit about yourself and don’t forget to include your portfolio and CV/LinkedIn! We would love to know more about you.