Come join Bethesda Game Studios, the award-winning development team behind Starfield, The Elder Scrolls and Fallout. Bethesda Game Studios strives to offer its employees a well-balanced home and work life by providing competitive salaries, a generous benefits program, and offices located in some of North America’s best cities.
With a goal of creating a culture as fun and diverse as our games and our players, we welcome applicants with unique skillsets, experience levels and backgrounds. If you are passionate about making a meaningful contribution to some of the most significant games in the industry we’d love to hear from you!
Your Daily Life at Bethesda Game Studios
As Senior Gameplay Animator, you will…
Apply animation principles to create high-quality animations, while making any changes based on artistic direction
Work in collaboration with members of the team to address animation needs and requirements for gameplay and cinematic content
Actively engage with developers outside of your discipline creating a positive and productive experience for all involved
Assist and provide constructive feedback to other animators
Communicate needs to any out-of-team or external dependencies
Consistently integrate and maintain your work in the game
What Makes You S.P.E.C.I.A.L.
You have 5+ years of professional or related experience as a Gameplay Animator
You demonstrate outstanding Animation skills, displaying a strong understanding of the principles and a desire to improve
You maintain a strong attention to detail
You are a self-motivated team player with a strong work ethic and a cooperative attitude
You possess an ability to adapt to change and accept constructive feedback
You exhibit excellent problem-solving and prototyping skills
You show excellent organization and time management skills
You communicate effectively with excellent oral and written skills
You have proficient skills in Maya
You bring experience animating on first-person-focused games
You have a passion for gaming and making GREAT games
You are dedicated to pushing animation quality to the next level
You must submit an online portfolio.
You have experience animating on third-person-focused games
You possess animation graph experience
You have experience working with motion capture in either Maya or Motion Builder
You bring experience working closely with AI programmers and Gameplay programmers, understanding the technicalities of game AI and game functionality