Senior Animator


Derby, England, United Kingdom

Full time

Aug 24

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We are searching for a Senior Animator to oversee the implementation of animations, manage & mentor the animation team and collaborate with other disciplines working on our fast-paced competitive shooter...PROMOD 

As a Senior Animator at Bulkhead you'll be working with our team of animators to bring personality and life to the FPS world we're building. Prototyping & implement exciting gameplay features in collaboration with our Art team to drive for high and consistent quality across the game.

The team at Bulkhead is a small, tightly-knit group of developers who strive to build impressive multiplayer games. Our team members tend to be multi-disciplinary developers who push the boundaries to deliver that goal.

Here's what you'll be doing: 

  • Create exciting gameplay, movement, character & object animations for a fast-paced First Person Shooter
  • Define & understand the animation style of our game animation 
  • Manage and mentor mid-level and junior team members, helping them achieve their best work
  • Test & review our animation to achieve the highest quality
  • Work with Programmers, Artists and Designers to implement animations into the game

Here's what you'll need:

  • A relevant Demo Reel/Portfolio displaying animation for video games
  • 5+ years of industry experience as an Animator
  • Excellent Gameplay and Animation skills
  • Experience with rigging, skinning and animation systems
  • Maya expertise
  • A relevant degree in Animation or equivalent professional full-cycle project experience
  • Strong communication skills 
  • A strong work ethic with a willingness to learn and constantly improve

Preferred Skills:

  • Unreal Engine 4 experience in a professional environment
  • Professional experience developing First Person Shooters

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