Full Time Job

Viewmodel Animator


Vancouver, BC 07-15-2022
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Treyarch is looking for a world-class, industry leading Viewmodel Animator for our current and future projects. In this role, you will join our Viewmodel Animation team in creating the highest quality weapon and locomotion animations that help push the boundaries of gameplay immersion, storytelling, and creativity. The ideal candidate is passionate about animation, gameplay fundamentals, and video games, with the ability to adapt animation styles to support Multiplayer and Zombies.

A successful Viewmodel Animator effectively collaborates with the animation, engineering, and design departments to push for that AAA quality and fun our studio is committed to achieving. You must be highly organized, have outstanding communication skills, and strive to push for innovation. If you possess a strong will to become an essential pillar of an amazing animation team, to inspire those around you, and create epic moments in gaming, then this is the role for you!

What you'll be doing…
• Produce high-quality first-person animations using all the tools at your disposal, with a focus on weapons, locomotion, and gameplay.
• Closely collaborate with Production, Design, Art, and Engineering.
• Push the standards of visual and gameplay quality as part of a passionate and dedicated team of animators.
• Implement and maintain Animations, using our proprietary tools within our game engine.

To succeed you should have…
• 2+ years of experience in the game industry.
• An understanding of animation principles and realistic body mechanics.
• Excellent organizational, verbal, and written communication.
• First-person weapon animation experience.
• Experienced knowledge of Maya.
• The ability to receive and address constructive feedback.
• Be a self-starter and problem solver.

We'd love it if you also have…
• Third person animation experience.
• Experience with Perforce.
• A passion for video games and the Call of Duty franchise.

Covid-19 Hiring Update: We've transitioned to a work-from-home model and we're continuing to interview and hire during this time. This role is expected to begin as a remote position. We understand each person's circumstances may be unique and will work with you to explore possible interim options.

PS, we've also got some pretty amazing office perks and benefits, like 20 vacation days and 16 holidays, 10 weeks of family leave, free lunches and snacks at our office, comprehensive healthcare, and more! Check out all the details here for more information: https://hub.activisionblizzard.com/s/us-benefits

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r72968-35-172-223-251-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Activision Blizzard, Inc. is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment.