Full Time Job

Senior AI Animator

Infinity Ward

Woodland Hills, CA 08-18-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
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Founded in 2002, Infinity Ward is the original studio behind the Call of Duty® franchise. The titles developed by Infinity Ward have won more than 200 ''Game of the Year'' awards and 100 ''Editor's Choice'' awards, among many other industry accolades. Some of our previous titles include: Call of Duty®: Ghosts, Call of Duty®: Infinite Warfare and most recently, Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare. Infinity Ward employs more than 250 people in Woodland Hills, Calif., just outside of Los Angeles.

A critically acclaimed studio, Infinity Ward is proud to have one of the most passionate and talented development teams in the industry. We love to have as much fun as the games we create, and it shows in our relaxed, yet diligent, workplace environment. We believe that making the best games relies on having the best people, so we like to look after ours. We enjoy having fun with top-notch events that everyone gets involved with.

Infinity Ward is wholly owned by Activision. To learn more about our studio, please visit us at https://www.infinityward.com/, on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/InfinityWard/, and @InfinityWard on Twitter.

Your Mission

As a Senior AI Animator, you will create high fidelity 3rd person non player character animations that align to our pursuit of ultimate player immersion. This Immersion is achieved with animations that display realistic human motion and emotion in combat scenarios that bring our NPCs to life! The ability to analyze and de-construct the human range of motion, and executing the ''feel'' the project dictates, is the prime directive. You will be joining our passionate and talented team of Animators who continue pushing our standards of quality and drive, that echoes throughout our studio.

Priorities can often change in a fast-paced environment like ours, so this role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:
• Use motion capture and hand-keyed techniques to create high-fidelity NPC Animations that are genre-defining.
• Implement and maintain animations using proprietary tools, always evolving the animation engine.
• Communicate and collaborate with the most passionate team of engineers and designers to bring to life our most comprehensive NPC animation to date.

Player Profile

Experience
• 2+ years of game development experience.

Knowledge & Skills
• A strong ability in hand-keyed animation.
• Strong Maya animation experience.

Key Attributes
• A strong passion for animation, video games, and the entertainment it inspires and draws from.
• Possess the ability to take tasks to completion with high fidelity.
• Collaborative ability to work with multiple people and disciplines to complete tasks.
• Possess the ability to receive and address feedback.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rjq2w1-3-230-144-31-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Infinity Ward

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