Game Animator

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February 22, 2021
Full Time

Lingokids mission is to help 100 million families around the world raise amazing children through playlearning™. To help us on this mission and support our community of parents we’re looking for an exceptional 2D Game Animator that will be joining our HQ located in sunny Spain.

Are you ready to Playwork™ with us?

The Game Animator is part of the squad responsible for creating reusable and high-quality animations for games that help our product reach more than 25M families around the world. This is a fundamental role to us because we are all about offering fun, learning, and intuitive experiences to kids, and vivid, memorable animations have a huge impact on this.

Some of the most challenging and exciting things in this role are:

  • The game animator for interactive oversees the animation production for games.
  • Improves the pipelines by suggesting animation systems and workflows.
  • Experiments and creates new animation techniques and improves lingokids look & feel.
  • Works with visual designers to maintain best practices for animated 2D art creation
  • Build and maintain a reusable animation catalog over time.
  • Coordinates with the rest of the team to convey the ideas and produce prototypes and final animations.

Are you our  Game Animator?

The ideal teammate for us would be someone genuinely passionate about games, but especially about kid’s games. Someone with hands-on experience in Unity 3D and working in mobile games. It is difficult to put a number to it, we expect you to have worked for at least 5 years working in animation production for mobile games.

English is a must. We are a multicultural team and we are providing a service in English so, we don't care about certificates but we expect you to be able to communicate flawlessly.

If you think you don't tick all the boxes, we'd still love to hear from you and learn your unique combination of skills, knowledge, and talent.

Perks & Benefits

  • Flexible hours and remote working
    We care about the results you bring to the team. 9 to 6 and constant commuting is not for us either.
  • Visa Sponsorship
    If you need a visa to work in the EU, Lingokids will assist you during the visa process, costs-included.
  • Feedback culture
    Feedback is the breakfast of champions, and we take it seriously!
  • Professional growth
    Up to €2.000 per year for conferences, books and training.
  • Language Lessons
    Language learning is what we’re all about! We’ll cover language classes for you to learn Spanish, English or Portuguese.
  • Stock options
    Joining Lingokids means you can choose to own part of the company.
  • Free friday lunch
    Company allowance to be able to order lunch every Friday with Deliveroo!
  • Happy Hours & Retreats
    From casual drinks after work to our annual retreat, you’ll have tons of opportunities to get to know your colleagues.
  • Diverse environment
    Multicultural team with +19 nationalities and day-to-day work in English.

About Lingokids

We’re the playlearning™ app for more than 20 million families around the world. We teach kids important skills in English and help them discover their natural superpowers. Creativity. Collaboration. Critical thinking. Communication. These are some of the skills that children need to thrive. Parents can join the adventure of learning too. We’ve developed more than 600 games and activities kids and parents can play together.

Our dream is to have a positive impact on 100 million families and we’re playworking™ hard to make it a reality… if you feel this dream could be your dream too, reach out!

About Playlearning™

Lingokids is a complete learning experience for kids. It involves lots of activities such as games, songs, audio books, and traceables. Your child will practice over 3000 new words and can learn about 60 different topics. They'll practice the alphabet (ABC), listen to audiobooks and sing along with songs. Our games also invite them to practice their 21st-century skills: creativity, collaboration, critical thinking and communication. 20 million children around the world are using this system to become bilingual.

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