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Senior Animator

Animation / Kuala Lumpur / Full -time
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With multiple awards to our name, Larian Studios has proven that we’re dedicated to delivering high-quality role-playing games. We strive to engage our players on every level with animations that are innovative and fun to watch! We’re now looking for the brightest of talents to help us produce the vast amount of gameplay animations we will need. We want you to reinforce our current production with your ambitious spirit. You’re motivated to move mountains and help bring Larian to even greater heights of visual excellence.

Senior Animator

Responsibilities

  • Help juniors manage their tasks and make their deadlines
  • Promote Larian’s unique methods and iterative processes and serve as an example
  • Coach and help juniors to improve their animation quality and overcome their technical challenges
  • Relay and amplify the artistic vision of the Animation Director and Cinematic Director
  • Communicate with team leadership and production
  • Understand the requirements of the game and maintain the animation style of the production title
  • Explain your technical needs and the needs of the junior animators to our technical team
  • Adhere and commit to the milestones and sprints set for the entire team by our producers
  • Create charming and believable in-game animations -- from the biggest creature to the smallest assets
  • Partner with designers in their need to create an emotionally engaging world
  • Maintain your own animations through polish and bug fixing

Requirements

  • Minimum 6+ years in game animation
  • Published one AAA title as an Animator
  • A demo reel showcasing your animation work
  • Proficient with Autodesk Maya
  • Thorough understanding of modern and classical animation styles
  • Knowledge of anatomy and what moves and motivates creatures and characters alike
  • Knowledge of animation fundamentals, techniques, and acting/staging
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Able to collaborate in a studio environment and give and receive feedback

Nice to Haves

  • Experience in solving production limitations of character and animation pipelines
  • Knowledge of Python and MEL
  • Passion for video games

We are looking for highly motivated individuals with ever-evolving skillsets and passion for player experience. If you want to contribute to making amazing RPG experiences, we would love to hear from you.

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