Gameplay Animator (Contract)

Sony Playstation
United States, Los Angeles, CA
1 month ago
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Join the award-winning team that created God of War

Santa Monica Studio is seeking a Gameplay Animator for the development of an upcoming new title. Do you love collaborating with talented developers to build genre-defining games? Join us as we embark on a new journey!

The Gameplay Animator contributes to the overall project vision by breathing life into our creatures, characters, and game world. They have practical experience of prototyping, developing, and implementing combat, locomotion, and other gameplay animations, can effectively balance aesthetic goals with technical constraints, and have a proven track record of execution from concept to ship.

The Gameplay Animator will work closely with the Animation Director, Animation Leads, Combat Designers, and Technical Artists to deliver visually stunning animation work in support of the creative goals of a large-scale new project.

The ideal candidate has held a junior or mid-level role on at least one published title, is equally comfortable with keyframe and motion-capture animation pipelines, is comfortable working in Maya, and has worked with multiple game engines and animation systems. The ideal candidate is passionate about the craft of animation, and has a proven ability to combine creativity with technical capability to deliver visually stunning in-game animated experiences.

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In addition, this role is eligible for benefit offerings that include medical, dental, and vision. Click here to learn more.

The estimated base pay range for this role is listed below, this is an hourly rate.

$44.38 — $66.59 USD

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