Ōtepoti Games: Animator

NZ residency or work visa required

Ōtepoti Games is a new collaborative venture bringing great game developers together to do amazing things, with a focus on games that inspire, educate and entertain.

Job Description

Otepoti Games is looking for a talented Animator for our upcoming title.

Working within a small team, collaborating with artists to ensure the feel of the world and its characters come to life. This role requires a positive and motivated individual to take up the challenge to create great looking animation that captures our player’s imaginations.

 

Skills & Requirements

 

  • Strong technical abilities using and animating in the latest animation software.
  • Ideal candidates will have some experience within working with modern game engines, for example Unreal or Unity
  • Strong knowledge of animation principles and able to apply them   
  • Strong character animation background, including dialogue and emotionally driven work.
  • Solid sense of storytelling, emotion, and character development.
  • Experience working in video games. professional experience in game development is a plus but not necessary.
  • Experience with rigging
  • Highly organized and diligent, able to meet quick deadlines while producing high quality animation.
  • Continue to elevate your own skills and the skills of those around you
  • Ability to quickly and effectively solve problems and resolve any hurdles that present themselves while working to create the best animation possible.
  • Able to effectively collaborate with game designers, programmers and team members in a creative spirit.
  • Must be able to provide a demo reel or examples of professional work with a breakdown of your contributions to the shots, and an accompanying resume.
  • Preferably someone within the Dunedin region but we will consider remote work.

 

ŌTEPOTI GAMES WAS BUILT ON THE CORNERSTONE OF OUR FUNDAMENTAL BELIEFS WHICH FORM THE FOUNDATION OF OUR SHARED CULTURE AND HOW WE ENVISION OURSELVES IN THE FORESEEABLE FUTURE

 

Established in 2020, Ōtepoti Games is a New Zealand-based gaming company that unites talented game developers to build amazing games. We produce games that do more than just entertain players. Our team collaboratively formulates innovative ideas to deliver games that educate, engage and inspire.

How to Apply

Please email: otepotigames@gmail.com

Include a CV and a collection of your best work

Applications close

June 30, 2021