Temporary Job

Animator

Warner Media

Chicago, IL 04-18-2022
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  • Paid
  • Temporary
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Animator (Temp)

WarnerMedia showcases some of the most iconic and cherished entertainment, news and sports brands in the world, but we are much more than that. WarnerMedia is truly where art meets science. Our combination of cutting-edge technology and an unrivaled commitment to groundbreaking storytelling builds a sense of community and meaningful connection that is shaping the future of media. We create rewarding opportunities across our entire family of brands, while championing a spirit of inclusion, innovation, self-development and support. Join WarnerMedia as we think big, live true and make the stories that move the world.

The Job
NetherRealm Studios, a division of WB Games Inc., seeks an Animator to join our mobile team and work closely with Mobile Animators, the Mobile Art Lead and additional development partners to maintain and create high quality animations for real time in-game character movement. The person assists the Art Lead in helping define process and pipelines, along with aesthetic goals.

The Daily
• Responsible for animating 3D character models and cameras in a realistic game. This includes repurposing the studio's vast existing animation library, capturing and processing new Motion Capture data, manual key framing, and facial/lip synch animations.
• Bug fixing
• Participates in departmental meetings, shares personal ideas, and defines the look and feel of characters.
• Assists in R+D efforts for tools, enhancements, and integration of new technology.
• Works with Designers and Engineers to prototype new game features.

The Essentials
• 3 years of Game Industry Animation experience
• 1 shipped game title.
• Fluent in Motion Builder

The Nice to Haves
• Experience with Unreal 4 (or 5), Motion capture systems, Perforce, JIRA.
• Brings high level of artistic accomplishment to each solution

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rbe9by-18-205-176-39-42 in your application.