We are searching for a Senior Character Animator to integrate themselves and join our team to work on WARDOGS, our player driven FPS sandbox! As a Senior Character Animator at Bulkhead, you will be working to support and inspire our team of animators to bring personality to the world that we're building, creating satisfying and reactive animations. You will be responsible for working with the team to conceive, prototype and implement exciting features and sequences, collaborating to create high and consistent quality across the game.
You need to be passionate about first person shooter games and ideally understand the nuance in connecting 3rd person animations to the player feel, creating engaging and reactive combat experiences.
-Create reactive, satisfying and replayable animations for our game that both look and feel incredible
-Assist and guide our animation quality standards and pipelines
-Collaborate across disciplines to develop the gameplay experience
-Mentoring junior team members, helping them achieve their best work
-Ownership of defined features in the game
-Testing, reviewing and iterating upon animations to tune them to the highest quality
//REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
-Demo Reel displaying character/3rd person animations for shooter games
-4+ years of industry experience as an Animator / Senior Character Animator
-Excellent gameplay animation skills
-Strong communication skills
-Unreal Engine 4/5 experience in a professional environment
-A relevant degree in Animation or equivalent professional full-cycle project experience.
-Experience on multiple deployed titles