Senior Animator

Scopely

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Full time

Aug 19

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Boundless Entertainment, a division of Scopely, a world-class mobile game development studio, is in search of a Senior Animator to join our development team on MARVEL STRIKE FORCE. We need a strong creative contributor with an exceptional understanding of motion, rhythm and all of the other principles of animation. Your passion for games and the Marvel Universe helps you bring to life your favorite heroes and villains, and contribute to one of the most visually ambitious mobile experiences ever. 

Team

Boundless Entertainment is on a never-ending mission to create unforgettable games. Our studio was built by passionate game makers dedicated to crafting playful, smart, addictively fun experiences. We care about accessibility, depth, innovation, and production values... but most of all we care about our community of players. We don’t just make games, we play and love them too, making player empathy a core value for all of us. 

If you’re thinking about joining our close-knit team you should love games, be world-class at making them, and understand fundamentally that great business results come from great games and loyal players. At Boundless Entertainment, you’ll be working with some of the best developers in the world from hit games and franchises including Command & Conquer, Battle for Middle-earth, Empires & Allies, and Diablo. 

Day to Day

  • Demonstrate an expert understanding of the principles of animation in all of the work you create
  • Create endearing, charismatic animations that reflect the personalities of Marvel Characters within the game
  • Collaborate with design team and animation lead to create exciting combat animation concepts
  • Collaborate with tech art on rig iteration and animation implementation
  • Share your wealth of experience with more junior members of the team
  • Consistently strive to exceed the highest quality standards of the studio

Required Experience and Skills:

  • 4+ years animation experience in a video game production environment.
  • Extensive portfolio displaying diverse animation and artistic skills.
  • Art or Animation related college or university degree: BA or BFA
  • Thorough understanding of the principles of animation and strong key framed animation skills.
  • Extensive knowledge of Maya and Unity
  • Superior communication, organizational, time management and interpersonal skills 

Desirable Experience and Skills:

  • Experience with mobile development, live F2P games in particular
  • Experience with fighting/combat system development
  • Experience with character rigging and skinning
  • Credit on multiple shipped titles


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