Senior Gameplay Animator

May 28, 2024
Warsaw, Poland
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

We're on the lookout for a talented and experienced Senior Gameplay Animator to join our team. In this role, you'll collaborate closely with Gameplay Designers, Programmers, and Technical Animators to bring the main player characters' animations to life. You'll be planning and creating animation sets that align with the overall vision, as well as implementing them in-engine to achieve the best visual results. If you're passionate about games and would love to work in a truly creative environment, alongside industry veterans, we’d love to hear from you!

Daily responsibilities

  • Delivering in-game animations using Autodesk Maya, MotionBuilder and Unreal Engine as the main art creation and implementation tools.
  • Planning, preparing, and directing motion capture sessions.
  • Establishing and maintaining animation asset creation workflows, folders, naming conventions and other engine-related organizational structures.
  • Planning and co-developing multiple player-related animation systems, including the structures of animation graphs, procedural animation setups, and engine-specific auxiliary data such as notification and synchronization events, and additional data settings files.
  • Strong knowledge of the latest Unreal Engine animation and gameplay-related systems.
  • Experience shipping games and/or creating gameplay prototypes in one of the major game engines.
  • Strong experience with key-frame animation and motion capture data.
  • Solid understanding of animation principles and body mechanics.
  • Good grasp and understanding of gameplay design.
  • Very good communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Fluent English.
  • Basic knowledge of Python and the ability to read scripts or C++ code will be a plus.

Working mode

  • Office-First: working primarily from the Warsaw office for a minimum of 3 days per week.

Perks & Professional Growth

  • Flexible working hours — start your workday anytime between 8:00 and 10:00 AM.
  • A welcome pack filled with goodies — to help you feel right at home once you join the team.
  • Trainings, lectures and courses — internal workshops, external training for each employee, ‘Meet a star’ events, knowledge-sharing initiatives, online tutorials, and e-learning classes are all available. There’s always something to learn!
  • Merch — gifts for newborn rebels and regular chances to nab some cool swag!

Health & Well-being

  • Private medical healthcare — a selection of medical plans with dental care to choose from, which are also accessible for your partner and relatives.
  • Psychological care — free mental health support and various well-being webinars. 
  • Multisport card — gain access to a wide number of sporting and fitness facilities across the city.

Social Activities & Life in the Office

  • Dog-friendly office — dog owner? Bring your pooch with you and look after them while working! There’s always a furry friend or two to meet at the studio.
  • Social events — we host regular gatherings at the studio where we can all unwind, play games, and just have some fun together.
  • Healthy selections — ​​organic fruit, snacks, muesli, organic honey, vegan milk, and speciality coffee are all at your disposal around the studio. Enjoy!
  • Truly international working environment — a chance to meet and work with a diverse selection of people from all around the world.

Head office in Warsaw

  • Sustainable campus with an eco ethos — solar panels provide green energy, 2000 plants and an air-filtering system to help provide clean air, electric car charging points, flower meadows, and more green features in the works.
  • An onsite, well-equipped gym with a climbing wall, daily Gym Assistant support and yoga and healthy spine classes.
  • Car and bike parking spaces.
  • A designated space for your bicycle, as well as bicycle repair equipment and showers available whenever you need them.
  • No dress-code — we like to keep it casual.

Relocation support

  • Relocation package – flight ticket, company apartment for your first month, relocating your pet, shipping your belongings: it’s all covered. 
  • Relocation assistance — processing your legalization operations for you, assistance with finding residence, tax settlements - all you need to feel right at home is taken care of.
  • Polish lessons for foreign employees — and for your spouse or partner, too.
  • Paid Leave — from 20 to 26 days of holiday for every team member per year, paid sick leave, and paid maternity & paternity leave.

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