In-Game Animator

Manchester, United Kingdom
Full Time
Warner Bros. Entertainment Group
Requisition ID: 173889BR

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TT Games Studios, a division of WB Games Inc., are seeking to recruit an In-Game Animator to join the Animation team in Knutsford, UK.

As an In-Game Animator on the team, you will be expected to create consistently high quality animations for in-game use, be able to provide great characterisation to your characters, have an eye for detail and a feel for what works in game, and be an effective user of game engines to realise this. You will communicate well and work effectively with other Animators, Riggers, Designers, Artists, Programmers and Production on a day-to-day basis.

We welcome applications from experienced Animators within and outside of the games industry. You will have the opportunity to work within the highly successful and creative Animation department producing high quality in-game animation.

The ideal candidates should be able to demonstrate their skills and experience in the following:
  • Demonstrate quality animation skills with good timing and strong characterisation.
  • Show a sound understanding of animation principles.
  • Able to deliver strong physical performance in their animations.
  • In-depth knowledge of animating in Maya.
  • Familiarity with Unity and/or Unreal Engine is a bonus.
  • We're looking for candidates who are self-motivated and enthusiastic.
  • Respond well to feedback and able to act on it.
  • Technically competent and have a thorough understanding of animation processes.
  • A good communicator and at ease with working in a team.
  • Capable of working to tight deadlines.
  • Degree, related qualification or equivalent experience in Animation.
  • Experience working within games highly desirable.

About TT Games

Responsible for the best-selling and BAFTA-winning LEGO videogame series, TT Games is in the business of delighting children and grown-ups alike. With 30 years of success behind our studio, and as a valued part of Warner Bros since 2007, we have incredibly exciting plans for future titles based on the world's biggest entertainment properties.

In late 2016 we were extremely proud to be joined by Playdemic, one of the UK’s most successful free-to-play mobile games developers and publishers. Their most recent title, Golf Clash, is a top-grossing smash hit on iOS and Android. Exciting news continued into 2017 as TT Odyssey was established, founded by some of the leading talent in the mobile games industry. TT Odyssey is the Brighton based, mobile-focused arm of Traveller’s Tales, designing from the ground-up a LEGO video game as a free to play mobile title.

We are always on the lookout for bright, talented and motivated people to join our AAA studio and to be part of everything we do, because we know it is the talent and dedication of our employees that has made our 30 years of success possible.

TT Games offers successful candidates a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. Our work environment is inclusive, relaxed and friendly – one of the best things about working here is our fantastic people! We aim to support work-life balance, and some of the benefits we’re most proud of include: flexitime and other family-friendly benefits; discretionary bonus scheme; company pension scheme and life assurance. We also offer perks such as regular health and wellbeing activities (including on-site exercise classes), discounts on a wide range of company and partner products, free online training courses, complimentary fruit and a wide selection of drinks, social events and much more!

We expect high levels of ambition and innovation from our colleagues and an ability to flourish within the dynamic entertainment industry in which the company operates.

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