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Technical Animator


Vancouver, BC 03-31-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

This advert is an opportunity to submit your resume for future consideration only; not for an active opening. We anticipate this role may be open in the near future. If you wish to be considered for this potential opportunity, please submit your resume. When a position becomes available you may be contacted by our Talent Acquisition team.

Company: Method Studios
Position: Technical Animator (General Submission)
Location: Vancouver, BC
*Pay Range: $29.00 - $43.00 CAD hourly

Method's Real-Time division is looking for an experienced Technical Animator to join our Vancouver team.

In this role you will work with the Animation Director, Rigging and Asset teams to provide creative iterative problem-solving. You will ensure art content and features are easily integrated and aligned with our artistic vision, while also considering technical constraints and gameplay. As well as identify problems and guide the team toward better workflows through automation and tools Conduct communications between artists and dev team to optimize workflow.

The successful candidate will bring prior experience from a similar role. They will be experienced in working within Unreal or equivalent real-time engine. They will have proven experience with animation implementation in games or film, and knowledge of animation retargeting and sharing. Additional desired skills include:
• Software: Maya, UE or equivalent game engine, Motionbuilder (bonus)
• Programming: Python, Maya API, Motionbuilder API (bonus)
• Demonstrated ability working with strict deadlines and under pressure.
• Ability to take direction and find creative solutions during the iterative process.
• Strong attention to detail.
• A positive team-oriented mindset.
• Proactive, self-motivated, and be able to work without micromanagement.
• Knowledge of Motionbuilder API, Shotgrid, Substance Design & Painter is an asset.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rb080o-3-239-95-36-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $29.00 to $43.00 Per Hour ($ USD)
Company Profile

Company 3 / Method Studios provides a full range of Creative Services for content creators, including conceptual design, pre-vis, look development, ideation and rapid prototyping, 3D animation/CGI, motion graphics/designers, matte painting, compositing, dailies and production services, color grading, post-production finishing, marketing/trailers, live-action production, experiences, and more.