Games Animator

Games Animator, London, £32-40K + bens.

You must have a background as a Games Animator with solid experience of some of the following - PhotoShop, Illustrator, After Effects, OpenToonz, CelAction2D, Pencil2D, Stop Motion Studio etc.

The Role

As an experienced Animator, you will create dynamic, industry leading graphic content and animations for new products and provide design support and general maintenance for existing games, while continually learning new skills and technologies.

You will:
, Produce high-quality designs, graphics and animations.

, Create visual mock-ups and storyboards for new gambling products.

, Work to a design brief, design and develop game designs for new game that support the product theme, studio brand and target audience.

, Work closely with the Product Owner and other team members to ensure finished products are high quality.

, Review designs created by colleagues with constructive criticism.

, Maintain and enhance games throughout their life.

Required Skills:
, An excellent understanding and working knowledge of relevant design and animation programs (e.g.

Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, OpenToonz, CelAction2D, Pencil2D, Stop Motion Studio, etc).

, Passion and ability to produce high quality graphics, animations and special effects.

, An understanding of how to optimise graphical components.

, Knowledge of user interface design, user experience and playability.

, A comprehensive understanding of the full life cycle of the product development process.

, Knowledge and practical experience of source control and tools such as SVN and Git.

, A strong academic background (formal qualification, HND, Degree or equivalent experience) or demonstrates a high level of competence in the role (provides a portfolio of evidence).

, Good written and verbal communication skills.

, Appreciation and understanding of current design trends within the industry.

, Self-driven and motivated.

, Passionate about team work.

This Games Animator position is based in North West London and is paying £32-40K + Bens, depending on relevant experience.

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