Full Time Job

Gameplay Animator

Amazon Games Studios

Montreal, QC 06-04-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

En tant qu'Animatrice ou Animateur de jeu, vous donnez vie à des personnages qui deviendront vite iconiques, et qui plongeront les joueuses et les joueurs dans une expérience de jeu inédite. En collaboration avec les équipes de conception, de programmation et d'art, vous façonnez la jouabilité de l'expérience du jeu en rendant l'univers cohérent et immersif. Votre sens aiguisé du détail et votre adaptabilité vous inspirent à décomposer et recomposer le monde qui vous entoure, créant des animations qui captivent joueuses et joueurs.

Rejoindre Amazon Games Montréal, c'est contribuer à la fondation d'un nouveau studio de jeux vidéo à taille humaine; participer à la création d'une nouvelle propriété intellectuelle revisitant l'arène de bataille en ligne multijoueur (oui, un MOBA); et collaborer avec une équipe d'experts polyvalents qui ont b'en du fun à travailler ensemble. Venez construire l'avenir avec nous!

As a Gameplay Animator, you bring to life characters that will quickly become iconic and immerse players in a whole new gaming experience. Working with the design, programming and art teams, you shape the playability of the game experience by making the universe cohesive and immersive. Your keen eye for detail and your adaptability inspire you to deconstruct and reassemble the world around yo to create animations that engage players.

Joining Amazon Games Montréal means taking part in the foundation of a new video game studio that operates at a focused, human scale; participating in the creation of a new intellectual property, a fresh take on the AAA multiplayer online battle arena game (yes, a MOBA); and collaborating with a team of well-rounded experts who have a great time working together. Come build the future with us!

Key job responsibilities
- Create keyframe animations for the playable and non-playable in-game characters;
- Create animations that support and enhance the gameplay and the visual characteristics of the characters;
- Collaborate with game designers and developers to implement and test animation content in the game;
- Discuss artistic and technical challenges with colleagues to ensure interdisciplinary clarity and alignment;
- Experiment with the latest tools and techniques to improve the quality of animation.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Montreal, QC, CAN


Basic Qualifications
- 2+ years of experience creating in-game character animation for games
- Online Portfolio demonstrating expertise of animation principles
- Strong verbal and written communication skills, in French and English; due to the nature of the role, which requires interaction with other Amazon entities globally and with Amazon employees and stakeholders in other provinces in Canada, bilingual French and English is required for this position.


Preferred Qualifications
- Good knowledge of animation principles
- Understanding of character anatomy
- Proficiency in Maya or equivalent software
- Basic knowledge of Unreal or similar game engine

We know that your talent and skills can be expressed through a variety of relevant experiences. We encourage you to apply, even if you doy not have all the qualifications listed.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, or other legally protected status. If you would like to request an accommodation, please notify your Recruiter.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gx0ono-44-220-44-148-42 in your application.