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Established in 2008, Ubisoft Chengdu has since grown into a robust production center contributing to Ubisoft’s biggest brands across numerous platforms. Located in China, the world's biggest gaming market, the studio is uniquely positioned to master production on both AAA and free-to-play titles, build strong bridges to promote Chinese culture to Western audiences, and offer memorable and meaningful gaming experiences to players around the world.

The studio continues to build upon its commitment to excellence in game production and live operations, with a strong track record of development on Assassin’s Creed, For Honor, Immortals Fenyx Rising, Mario Rabbids: Sparks of Hope, Rainbow 6 and Skull and Bones. Notably, we also led production on Immortals Fenyx Rising: Myths of the Eastern Realm, a full-fledged, standalone DLC based on Chinese myths, as well as casual titles such as Rabbids: Party of Legends and UNO which were released to worldwide audiences.

At Chengdu studio, we embrace diversity in all forms, and we are committed to providing a fair and inclusive working environment for our employees, which now comprises over 470 talents hailing from 10 nationalities. Our strength lies in our diverse and passionate people, and together, we explore the unknown and create the best games for fans of all ages.

Job Description

We are looking for an Animator with decent animation skills to create high quality animation artwork for our game projects. The ideal candidate should be capable of delivering artwork in a broad range of styles, from cartoon to realistic. This role will be working closely with the Art Lead, game designers and programmers to develop and create the art assets which meet our game’s artistic requirements.

What you will do:

  • Create high quality key-frame animations and characters in line with the artistic direction of the project.

  • Design, create and test character rigs.

  • Maintain and test animation tools and pipelines.

  • Interact and collaborate with different teams (the art team, designers and programmers) to fulfill tasks according to production plan.

  • Be innovative to propose ideas and be proactive in problem identification and trouble shooting.

Qualifications

  • Solid animation experience in multiple shipped titles.

  • Excellent skills and solid understanding of key frame animation (2D and 3D).

  • Proficient with standard industry tools like 3ds Max or Maya.

  • Must be creative and proactive with the ability of adapting to different game styles (cartoon or realistic).

  • Demonstrates the independency, efficiency and commitment to projects/tasks

  • A good team player with strong cross-group communication skills.

  • Good learning ability, looking for improvements consistently.

  • A gamer with the passion and confidence of creating top-quality games.

  • Fluent in English, both verbal and written or having the willingness to learn and improve; fluent in Chinese

Bonus points:

  • Working knowledge of Max Script, Python, Rigging experience are Plus

Additional Information

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In Ubisoft, we are working to enrich players’ lives through unique and memorable gaming experiences and by improving the positive impacts of our games. To get there, we are creating a safer, more inclusive work environment, we are giving back to the communities where Ubisoft operates by working with local non-profit partners and by working to reduce the environmental impact of our business.