Senior Animator - Monopoly Go!


United States 100% Remote

Full time



Nov 20

Scopely is looking for a Senior Animator to join our Monopoly Go! team in the US on a remote basis.

At Scopely, we care deeply about what we do and want to inspire play, every day - whether in our work environments alongside our talented colleagues, or through our deep connections with our communities of players. We are a global team of game lovers who are developing, publishing and innovating the mobile games industry, connecting millions of people around the world daily.

Monopoly GO! is our new casual game and a key franchise that has just become one of Scopely’s largest games enjoyed by millions of players. The team is based in Europe and the US, and works every day to create captivating new experiences for our players.

What You Will Do

You will create animatics, transitions, 2D and 3D animations and VFX, UI animations, character animations, and more. You will work with Tech Artists, UI artists, UX designers, and Engineers to create stable and performant animations that focus on player experience

  • Work with the Animation Director and Art Director to help set and push the animation quality bar and express storytelling through in-game animations
  • Understand animator workflow and provide technical support for the efficient production and implementation of high-quality animation
  • Work with engineers, animators, and technical artists to define, maintain, and improve animation tools and pipeline.
  • Give feedback on animation created by internal artists and external co-developers or outsourcers
  • Serve as an active participant in team art discussions, critiques and reviews.
  • Ability to work with production to ensure timely completion of animation tasks
  • Ability to work collaboratively with the narrative, design, and art team.

What We’re Looking For

  • Expert hand-key animation skills and clear knowledge of animation fundamentals
  • 5+ years of professional experience creating animations for games
  • Experience with real-time particle and VFX-based animations
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Excellent time management and work discipline
  • Online Portfolio demonstrating animation art skills and technical art skills such as rigging, vfx, etc
  • Some experience in giving feedback and mentoring
  • Some experience with technical implementation of animations in UI and feature development in Unity
  • Some experience with game feature development, player experience, story, creating previz (After effects, Photoshop, Animate)

Bonus Points

  • Additional proficiency in drawing, texturing, and modeling is preferred
  • Proficiency in Photoshop and After Effects preferred
  • Knowledge of Jira
  • Mobile games experience

Please include a portfolio/reel or PDF/links to examples of your work in the application.

For candidates in CA, CO, NJ, NY and WA, the annual salary range is $97,000 - $160,000, plus equity, bonus and benefits including healthcare benefits, retirement benefits, pet insurance, paid holidays, paid Scopely free days, and unlimited paid time-off. Base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience

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