Senior 3D Animator (Contractor)

Join Big Pixel, a small studio making big games with unmistakable character. As the creators of Pocket Mortys, we’re dedicated to making exciting games for millions of Rick and Morty fans. Based in Shoreditch, London, we’re on the lookout for talented and motivated individuals to play a major role in the continued success of Pocket Mortys and the development of new mobile titles.

Role

We are looking for a Senior 3D Animator on a contract basis to join us in bringing to life unusual characters and worlds for future and current Rick and Morty mobile games. Working closely with our Art Team you’ll be rigging, skinning and animating characters our new Rick and Morty mobile game.

Main Responsibilities

  • Rigging, skinning and animating characters and props in Maya
  • Develop and maintain 3D art & animation pipelines, tools and processes
  • Work collaboratively within the games team to create new ideas, content and features
  • Implementing animations into unity

Essential

  • Prior experience animating in the games industry
  • Proficient and comfortable rigging and animating in Maya for exporting to Unity
  • Strong portfolio demonstrating a range of technique and approach in 3D animation
  • An understanding of game animation pipeline

Desirable

  • Knowledge of Unity
  • Implementing animation into a games engine
  • A passion for games and a broad knowledge of mobile titles
  • Fan of pop culture, Rick and Morty, adult humour

Benefits

  • High-profile and popular IP - Rick and Morty
  • Industry-leading bonus scheme
  • Double-matched pension scheme
  • Generous benefits package (health, dental, fitness, to name a few)
  • Part of the WarnerMedia family, including HBO, CNN, TNT, Cartoon Network and Adult Swim Games

Diversity Statement

At Big Pixel Studios we are committed to promoting and building an inclusive studio. We want and celebrate diversity within our team, difference makes us and the games we make better. We strongly encourage candidates of all backgrounds regardless of race, colour, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, gender, gender identity or expression or sexual orientation to apply for any of our vacancies. Come work with us!

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