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A44 Games is a world leading video game developer based in Wellington, New Zealand. Founded in 2013, our studio has grown from a small indie studio into a burgeoning AAA game studio.

We are looking for full time game developers to join our growing team. The ideal candidate will be experienced in video game development and have an eagerness to become an integral part of our future growth plans.

The Position

As an Animator, you will be creating high quality keyframe animations that will bring the game to life. You must be able to develop convincing performance and movement for combat, characters and creatures. You will be working directly with the animation lead, producers and other developers so you need to be an effective team player.

Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Create game play related animations
  • Keep up to date with modern animation techniques within UE4
  • Communicate efficiently, take notes when necessary, and work well under tight deadlines
  • Work with programmers, artists, designers and the animation team to help take animations from creation through to implementation

Skills Required:

  • Must produce high quality animation for the game
  • Must be able to scope out tasks and provide accurate timeline and schedule to complete
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • A good communicator and an effective team player

Experience Required:

  • 1+ shipped console title or equivalent
  • Minimum of 2 years in experience in the games industry
  • Experience in AAA games
  • Excellent knowledge in Maya and Unreal Engine 4
  • Experience working with Keyframe Animation
  • Experience working with Motion Capture Animation a bonus

How to apply: Email your cover letter, CV and portfolio via ‚Äč

Applications close

August 31, 2022

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