3D Game Animator

Well Told
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December 1, 2022

Hey there!

Well Told is an indie game company that focuses on balancing good stories and tight gameplay for cutting-edge platforms and mediums. We are working on an unannounced 3D title in Unreal Engine and are seeking a 3D Animator. We need some help bringing our current set of prototype animations to a polished state.

You’ll work with all types of creatures and rigs, and gain experience in bringing detail and life to a variety of characters.

If you’d like to know more, send us an application! We’re excited to meet you!


Job Details

  • Freelance.
  • January 2023 start date.
  • In-person or remote (local preferred).
  • Location: Orange County, CA.


Responsibilities include:

  • Bring existing prototype animations up to a polished state
  • Follow animation guides and references to keep character performances consistent
  • Create polished locomotion, combat, acting animations for characters and creatures
  • Refine and iterate with notes from Animation Director
  • Export animations and bring them into the engine
  • Collaborate with Design and Engineering teams to ensure proper representation and function of characters



  • 2+ years of game animation experience
  • Strong understanding of animation fundamentals and characterization
  • Proficiency in Maya


Bonus Points:

  • Unreal engine experience
  • VR experience
  • FPS experience
  • Some experience or basic knowledge of rigging
  • Animbot tool experience


Recommended Materials to Submit:

  • Demo Reel
  • Resume
Well Told

We are an independent game studio that strives for high-agency narrative experiences in unique player-focused universes.

We believe that high-agency narrative content is the future of gaming, and as a young team we have specialized in cutting edge games storytelling for our 5+ years together.

From our own intellectual property in and out of VR to branded branching narratives partnering with Night School Studio, Telltale Games, Netflix, and more, we have touched every aspect of the narrative development pipeline and are eager to share our experience with partners, publishers, and fellow companies alike.

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