Contract Length: 18 months

Work Location: Work From Home but candidate must be local to the Greater Seattle Area

Work Hours: Fulltime

We are looking for a talented animator to create and implement compelling and believable in-game animations using keyframe and/or motion capture. The candidate must be an effective communicator, a strong collaborator and have a passion for making great characters and experiences.

REQUIREMENTS: This position requires the candidate to be in the PNW area by start date - will need to be onsite periodically. All candidates must provide reels samples of their animation work.

Requirements

  • 2+ years of work experience in Game or Film industry
  • Highly proficient with Maya - Experience with and proven ability in successfully creating, editing and implementing animation using Maya
  • Strong understanding of the principles of animation and how best to adapt those to create believable characters and experiences
  • The ability to understand the needs of gameplay animation from multiple perspectives; animation quality, design requirements, and player experience and expectations
  • Experience working with one or more game engines
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

Pluses:

  • Having shipped at least one AAA game
  • Motionbuilder experience
  • Python or Mel scripting experience
  • A passion for the Halo Universe

Benefits

At KeyWords we provide all our contingent workforce with:

  • Paid Time Off (including sick days and holidays)
  • 401k (3% matching)
  • Medical, Dental and Vision benefits
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