3D Animation / Rigging Artist

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Posted
August 20, 2021
Contract
Anywhere
Remote
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We’re Ánimo Games! Ánimo translates to a few things: ‘cheer up’, ‘encouragement’, ‘courage’, ‘spirit’. For us, growing up, it meant, ‘keep going’, ‘give it your all’. Here to build games that hold space for this feeling. Happy to share our world with you.

We’re looking for a creative & dedicated animator who can rig, skin, animate, & implement into Unity. Ideally, this person has experience with mobile development, has a solid amount of technical knowledge, & a good understanding of the game animation pipeline.

Responsibilities 

  • Design, create, & maintain animation rigs & skins for characters & assets that are clean & efficient
  • Create charming & fitting animations for characters & assets
  • Export, import, and configure animations inside Unity
  • Troubleshoot animation controls, rigging issues, & make adjustments as necessary throughout the production cycle as they arise
  • Collaborate closely with our artist to troubleshoot and fix problems that arise during production

Requirements 

  • Professional experience in rigging, skinning, & animating 3D models for use in Unity games
  • Mobile game development experience
  • Excellent knowledge in Maya, Blender, or equivalent
  • The capacity to be self-critical and responsive, & to iterate based on feedback from teammates
  • The ability to self-manage & make responsible decisions about time and game priorities
  • Great communication skills 
  • Highly collaborative in a remote setting 
  • Passionate about games


Other useful information

  • Location: Remote only
  • Our game is being built with Unity for IOS/Android, Mac, PC

How to apply

Please provide a link to your portfolio in an email to Sylvia at info@animogames.org

We look forward to hearing from you! 

About Ánimo Games

We’re a small team building games that encourage players to develop curiosity, learn from mistakes, & explore big ideas. Currently working on a laid-back puzzle adventure for a tiny Starlien who has no choice but to save the galaxy. 

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Our #thinkygame, Star Stuff
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