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Lead Cinematic Animator




Larian Studios

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Job Description:

With multiple awards to our name, Larian Studios has proven that we’re dedicated to delivering high-quality role-playing games. We’re now looking for a Lead Cinematic Animator to oversee our cinematic animation pipeline and work with animators, directors, and producers to push Larian’s animations to new heights.

Own the cinematic animation pipeline and create animation assets
Relay and amplify the artistic vision of the Animation Director and Cinematic Director
Coach and mentor your team to improve the quality of their animations
Reinforce feedback loops and maintain deadlines of your team
Ensure that animation guidelines are followed by animators
Find solutions to problems and technical challenges that hinder production
Communicate with Directors and Producers on the progress of your team’s work
Manage and update Jira throughout the stages of production
Participate in department meetings and recruiting efforts for the company

Minimum 6+ years experience in animation
Expertise with motion capture animation and production
Expertise working with Autodesk Maya
Thorough understanding of modern and classical animation styles
Knowledge of animation fundamentals, techniques, and acting/staging
Excellent written and spoken English
Able to give constructive feedback and receive feedback graciously

Experience in solving production limitations of character and animation pipelines
Knowledge of Python and MEL
Passion for video games

We are looking for highly motivated individuals with ever-evolving skillsets and passion for player experience. If you want to contribute to making amazing RPG experiences, we would love to hear from you.


Permanent / Full-time

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