3D Animator Temp
Location:
Posted:
October 29, 2016
Reference:
160010H
Blizzard Entertainment is looking for a talented 3D animator to assist our cinematics team in creating the next generation of animated films that can work on a contract basis. The cinematic animator will be skilled at animating characters at a level that lives up to the ever-increasing Blizzard Entertainment standard of quality. The ideal candidate will have a strong foundation in animation principles, the ability to reinforce the story by creating memorable performances, and have aptitude working in a variety of animation styles.

Blizzard Entertainment offers a fun, creative, and technically challenging environment with excellent compensation.

Requirements
  • A minimum of 3 years' experience in game development, television, or film industry using Maya or equivalent 3D program
  • A demo reel, demonstrating excellent 3D animation skills
  • Passion for film, animation and video games
  • An animation test is required (Acting or Action - ask for details)
  • Able to effectively collaborate with other artists, producers, and programmers
  • Self-motivation, good communications skills, and a great team-player attitude
  • Assist in supporting and evolving the cinematics team with constructive feedback both technically and artistically

Pluses
  • Artistic skills: story boarding, gesture drawing, 2D animation, composition
  • Technical skills: rigging, scripting, and understanding of pipeline
  • Physical skills: acting, martial arts, and choreography
  • Film making skills: cinematography, pre-visualization, editing, and story writing
  • Understanding of FX, particles, cloth, and hair as they contribute to a character's performance

Required Application Materials
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter which should include:
    • Why you are interested in working at Blizzard
    • What games you are currently playing
  • Reel
A little about us:
Blizzard Entertainment is a premier developer/publisher of entertainment software, including World of Warcraft, StarCraft, Diablo, and Hearthstone.

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