Senior 3D Animator (m/f) – Germany

Senior 3D Animator (m/f)
Hamburg, Germany

We are currently looking for a Senior 3D Animator

Goodgame Studios is Europe’s fastest growing gaming company and one of Germany’s most successful technology businesses. With more than 800 employees at our headquarters in Hamburg we develop innovative online games which are played by more than 190 million players in 25 languages across more than 200 countries. Our talented, motivated team of experts and newcomers forms the basis of our success. Become a part of the success story and apply now!

As our Senior 3D Animator you will be responsible for the high quality animation of our characters and assets, as well as ensuring outstanding quality for our game trailers.

You will also support the cinematics team with constructive feedback (both technical and artistic) and play an important role in the growth and development of our team.

Your job:

Draft, design and produce high quality animations
Give regular feedback to the whole team
Take joint responsibility for ensuring our high quality standards are met
Work closely and consult regularly with our animators, designers, artists and technical departments in order to identify and solve problems
Ensure optimal interplay between storytelling, gameplay, and visuals

Your profile:

A completed degree or apprenticeship in animation or 3D art (or a comparable course)
Several years’ professional experience in game development, the film industry, or a similar area in either animation or advert production.
Outstanding knowledge of Maya or a similar 3D program
Very good knowledge of rigging, scripting, and of various production pipelines
Excellent understanding of cinematography, storytelling, body movement, anatomy, and the animation of faces
Very good organizational skills and strong communication skills
Excellent social skills and experience in working with teams composed of people from many departments
Highly knowledgeable about current industry standards above all regarding software, and aware of emerging trends
Good written and spoken English
Passionate about games, animation, and/or films
A valid work and residence permit is required prior to commencement of employment

We offer:

An exciting job where you can assume responsibility and develop professionally
A dynamic team with friendly, highly-qualified colleagues from all over the world
Strong, sustainable growth and fresh challenges every day
Flat hierarchies and short decision paths
A culture of mutual respect and an outstanding working environment
Further training with workshops, language courses and technical reference works, a healthy work-life balance, regular team events, sporting and leisure activities and much more!

Hamburg is one of the most beautiful cities in the world and provides a fantastic range of leisure activities as well as a great nightlife. A maritime atmosphere and its Hanseatic cosmopolitan flair enable an especially high quality of life – and safety. We will make relocating simple, help you find a flat, offer you a German course, and make it easy for you to get to know your new home town.

Please send your application (cover letter, CV and your portfolio) and your salary requirements in a single PDF file with the keyword “Senior Cinematic Animator” to Karsten Krausch, artjobs@goodgamestudios.com.

Learn more at http://www.goodgame-jobs.com

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