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LEAD ANIMATOR

 

This is a full time position based in-house at our studio in Guildford, UK.

 

Fireproof Games are best known for the critically acclaimed game series The Room, and we’re beginning production of a brand new PC/console IP.

We’re looking for an experienced animator to build and run a small animation team. The projects will involve heavy use of motion capture to produce realistic performances so it’s essential candidates have experience acquiring and working with mo-cap.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborate with programmers, artists and designers to contribute to the implementation of animations in the game
  • Create high quality animation based on motion captured performances and keyframe techniques
  • Clearly communicate progress, updates and identify potential roadblocks throughout the project
  • Build and manage a small animation team
  • Be highly self-motivated and proactive with your time

 

WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

  • A minimum of 3 commercially released titles
  • Extensive experience animating in Maya
  • A good working knowledge of Unity, game development workflows, processes and tools
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience shooting and working with motion capture
  • Ability to communicate in English, both verbally and written

 

ABOUT US:

Fireproof Games was formed in 2008 as an art outsourcing company collaborating on projects such as Little Big Planet and Killzone (among many others). In 2012 we started making games of our own and released the BAFTA winning hit The Room. Since then we’ve released four sequels, all of which has garnered critical praise for our egos and commercial success for our business. We’re now looking to bring a new IP to a PC and console audience.

Our philosophy is that by working smartly and hiring the best candidates, we can deliver games that delight our audience while avoiding the stress and long hours that are common at other companies. If this sounds like your cup of tea then please email your CV with a covering letter to jobs@fireproofstudios.com

Fireproof Games is an equal opportunities employer hoping to attract applications from diverse backgrounds. Recruitment selection is based on objective, job-related criteria. Candidates will be chosen on their merits and abilities.

 

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