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The Animator creates animation for characters and/or objects based on rigged 3D models, and contributes to the visual elements of the gameplay and/or cutscenes in line with the project’s art direction.

Responsibilities:

  • Create high-quality animations while optimizing them to meet technical constraints and make any changes requested based on the artistic direction

  • Work closely with riggers, animators, art direction, designers, and programmers to understand gameplay intentions and achieve main objective

  • Propose animation systems adapted to the needs of the game by collaborating with the project team

  • Be transparent about the potential problems related to animations

  • Quickly make prototypes that will serve as a basis for animation and gameplay-related discussions

  • Estimate and manage the time required to carry out tasks within deadlines

  • Research and make documentation to improve suggestions

Qualifications

  • Preferably with a college diploma in 3D for video games or equivalent

  • Experience in making video game animation; preferably via Maya

  • Experience with Unity game engine is highly appreciated

  • In-depth understanding of movement in space

  • Aesthetic sense & Attention to detail

  • Deep understanding of anatomy and motion

  • Ability to adapt to change, flexible, open-minded

  • Clear communication skills to receive, seek and provide constructive criticism

  • Good written and verbal English

Nice to have:

  • Experience with animbot/aTools (for Maya)

  • Experience with Studio Library Tool (for Maya)

  • Able to exploit existing animation systems to build animations used across several rigs/outfits with minimum rework.

  • Preferrence in cartoon animations with a humorous edge

  • Additional languages; preferably French and/or Vietnamese

Additional Information

Ubisoft’s 20,000 team members, working across more than 30 countries around the world, are bound by a common mission to enrich players’ lives with original and memorable gaming experiences. Their dedication and talent have brought to life many acclaimed franchises such as Assassin’s Creed, Far Cry, Watch Dogs, Just Dance, Rainbow Six, and many more to come. Ubisoft is an equal opportunity employer that believes diverse backgrounds and perspectives are key to creating worlds where both players and teams can thrive and express themselves. If you are excited about solving game-changing challenges, cutting-edge technologies, and pushing the boundaries of entertainment, we invite you to join our journey and help us create the unknown.

Ubisoft Da Nang - where bright ideas are given a chance to shine

Ubisoft Da Nang is an ambitious studio full of international talents. We are committed to creating worlds that are a playground for the imagination, offering moments of surprise and fun.

Since 2020, we are bringing the best creative and engineering talents from Vietnam, Southeast Asia, and the world together to bring Ubisoft worlds to new audiences.

At Ubisoft Da Nang, you will grow and collaborate with highly talented teams from around the world. You will be able to work on challenging and interesting projects, that will be displayed at the international level.

Joining our studio is taking the opportunity to grow within the Ubisoft family, to work on our most famous brands either by developing instant party games powered by H5 technology, by creating games on Unity, or working on web3 projects.

We aim to empower and connect our talents within a dynamic and creative workplace that was awarded best office design in Vietnam by VMark 2021. Joining Ubisoft Da Nang will give you access to so much! From the beach to the mountains, clean air, no traffic, and proximity to every big city in Southeast Asia, as well as be part of one of the tech hubs in South East Asia.

So, if you share our vision and want to be part of our team, contact us. Join us and create the unknown!

Why it's great to work at Ubisoft Da Nang:

  • An international, professional, collaborative, modern, and creative environment

  • Attractive remuneration package

  • Performance rewards

  • Creative & endless fun projects

  • Flexible working time

  • Premium healthcare insurance for you and your family

  • Team building, Lunar New year Celebration, Projects celebration

  • Beers and treats every Friday (yay!)

  • Staff clubs

  • Free in-house entertainment facilities (PS5, Switch, Arcade Machine…), coffee, tea and fresh fruits

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