Do you enjoy being innovative in a positive work environment? Are you solution-oriented, tech-savvy and creative? Waysun is always looking for enthusiastic talent to join our team on a right-fit basis. We’d love to hear from you! Send us a message with a short summary of your background and area of interest.

Waysun is looking for a hands-on Character Animator to contribute to the design and development of a brand-new IP. This role will be responsible for supporting the artistic vision of ongoing and new projects at Waysun. The ideal candidate is a team player with ability to tell stories and bring characters to life through animation.

RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Responsible for the creation and delivery of high-quality 3D animations for in game and cinematic characters, including animals and creatures.
  • Perform keyframe animation in Maya and other art/animation packages.
  • Partner with Engineering and Design to ensure animations adhere to gameplay and technical requirements.
  • Work closely with our creative team to shape the look and feel of our games.
  • Participate in animation review and polish process as requested.
  • Provide input to drive efficiency of the animation pipeline.
  • Attend team meetings to communicate milestones, and project progression.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS


  • Expert at animating in the Maya environment. Knowledgeable in other animation related proprietary art tools such as Max and MotionBuilder.
  • Minimum two-years of prior video game or similar experience working in animation.
  • Strong traditional animation fundamentals and deep understanding of 3D Animation principles.
  • An understanding of character creation (modeling, texturing, and rigging) is a plus.
  • Experience working with industry-standard engines and software including Unity.
  • Ability to deliver and receive constructive feedback.
  • Bachelor’s degree in an artistic field from a competitive program preferred.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Possess a strong desire be an impactful contributor on our team.
  • Must be willing to work in Orlando, FL.

PORTFOLIO


  • Reel showcasing strong understanding in weighted animations, timings, secondary motion, and personality. Other materials may be submitted to complement reel. Submission of an animation reel is required.
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