Gameplay Animator

FuzzyBot

Los Angeles, CA (Remote) 100% Remote

Full time

Unreal Maya 3D Motionbuilder UE4 Console

Oct 19

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We are building a stylized multiplayer game at an intersection of action and social gaming for the HD space (PC, Switch, Xbox and Playstation) by combining the joy of creation found in a life sim with the thrill of replayable action combat found in a roguelite.

We are looking for a Gameplay Animator to help us deliver satisfying and responsive combat and bring to life a unique cast of characters. 

The ideal candidate has gameplay animation experience in the video game industry with a great eye for animation quality, combined with strong technical acumen.


Responsibilities:

  • Deliver high quality gameplay animations, balancing character personality and gameplay responsiveness
  • Collaborate with creative director and technical animation director to define the animation direction
  • Support game features development from rapid prototyping to ship
  • Implement animations into the Unreal engine 
  • Help develop and improve animation pipeline, tools and workflows
  • Troubleshoot and communicate technical animation issues


Essential Skills & Experience:

  • Previous experience with creating gameplay animation
  • Proficient in relevant software packages such as Maya and Motionbuilder
  • Strong understanding of both human and creature anatomy and mechanics
  • Strong keyframing ability
  • Experienced with integrating gameplay animations


Bonus:

  • Working knowledge of Unreal Engine 4
  • Experience with facial animation
  • Knowledge of character rigging and skinning
  • Coding or scripting experience for tools and automations

Things to consider:

  • Based in Los Angeles, but are working mostly remotely and open to remote hires
  • We are currently 10-person team looking to grow to ~25 people in 1-2 years


Benefits:

  • Opportunity to help build the company and team from the ground up
  • Competitive salary and benefits, and equity incentive
  • Stipend for home office & equipment needs 
  • Flexible work environment (remote only or opportunity to work in the in the LA office if desired)


About FuzzyBot:

FuzzyBot was founded in late 2020 with the mission of building games that connect players across generations by creating cooperative experiences set in imaginative worlds.

Originally spearheaded by a team of experienced industry veterans, we believe that smaller versatile teams with low production overhead can succeed by focusing on innovative mechanics and standing out through eye-catching aesthetics. 

We have a highly creative group built on trust, expertise, and a love for video games. Our development philosophy is around dreaming big, but building smart – maintaining a pragmatic, flexible, and down to earth approach focused on shipping games.

Join at the beginnings of a new game studio and be part of our exciting journey in building the company, team, and games.

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We're FuzzyBot, a new indie games studio based out of Los Angeles.

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