Global Services, 2K's world-class in-house central resource agency, is seeking a Mid Level Gameplay Animator to support our portfolio of AAA games. You will be responsible for ensuring project quality and have the opportunity to contribute to multiple games as you'll work across the entire 2K portfolio, for our studios worldwide. You'll provide high quality animation in support of top-tier developers. This role is pivotal in developing the next generation of game content-creation services.
What You Will Do
Build character specific high-quality key-frame and mocap gameplay animations
collaborate with Tech Animators and programmers to implement animations with the game engine and improve animation workflows
Ensure all animations are delivered against agreed technical specifications and quality bars, at the highest level, technically and aesthetically
Animate in various styles : realistic humans, motion capture, creatures, sophisticated characters as required by projects
Be proactive with troubleshooting and animation workflow, rigging and pipeline issues
Connect with 2K studios to understand their animation needs
What Will Make You a Great Fit
Strong experience of Maya, Motion Builder, as knowledge of industry-standard animation pipelines and workflows, Studio Library, Animbot, Blueprint
Strong keyframe, mocap animation and mocap polish skills
outstanding at adapting to different styles of 3D game animation: keyframe, mo-key, motion capture, realistic, cinematic, stylized
Experience working with game engines (Unreal, Unity, proprietary). animation trees and animation blending.
Shipped one or multiple AAA titles, ideally using Unreal or a comparable engine
Excellent problem solving and debugging skills
A very solid understanding of traditional animation principles
2 to 4+ years gameplay animation, or equivalent experience
Excellent at encouraging positive, collaborative working relationships with our internal partners and development teams.
2K Dublin offers a very competitive and attractive set of benefits
Free healthcare and dental, life insurance, pension
Employee stock purchase plan
Fitness reimbursement, wellbeing rewards programme
Taxsaver commuter ticket and cycle to work scheme
Free on site gym and personal trainer, physio & massages, snacks and catered lunch at the office
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