Temporary Job

Associate Technical Animator

High Moon Studios

Carlsbad, CA 10-13-2020
  • Paid
  • Temporary
Job Description

Associate Technical Animator (Temporary) – High Moon Studios

Job Title:Associate Technical Animator (Temporary) – High Moon Studios

Requisition ID:R003612

High Moon Studios - Associate Technical Animator

Great Games Start with Great People! This is a significant time in our company's history and one of the most exciting times to join us! We are seeking an imaginative, skillful, and versatile Technical Animator to join our team in Carlsbad, California.

If you want to work with a fun, collaborative team on the world's most popular game franchises, then this may be the position you've been waiting for!

Your Mission:
• Implementation of prototype and production animation content
• Troubleshoot and consistently present solutions to technical issues related to animations
• Work with the animation lead on mechanics and game play prototypes
• Collaborate with the Tech Art Team in the development tools that support the animation pipeline
• Collaborate with Design, Engineering in the development of in-game animation systems
• Educate and support the animation team on production ready rigs/tools/systems.
• Provide desk side support for the animation team - helping to resolve technical issues
• Meets project deadlines / milestones, as set by Project Leads

Player Profile:
• Solid understanding of a scripting language: MEL, Python, or C#
• Experience working with game engine animation systems
• Exceptional communication and organizational skills
• Must have the desire to create great games
• Thorough knowledge of Maya and other animation software

Bonus Points:
• Solid understanding of human and animal kinetics
• Strong knowledge of Maya rigging
• General knowledge of the motion capture process

High Moon Studios

Founded in 2002, High Moon Studios is an award-winning studio developing for the Call of Duty® franchise, with past development on over 15 titles including Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, Bungie's Destiny 2: Forsaken, and Transformers: Fall of Cybertron. We employ more than 100 people in Carlsbad, CA, a seaside city in San Diego County.
Our pride is our people and the experiences we have successfully created for our fans. High Moon's talent is comprised of gifted entertainment and technology professionals responsible for some of the most successful games ever made. We have award-winning developers, published artists and specialists recognized as among the best in their fields. Our studio has a history of using innovative techniques designed to boost productivity and product quality, which in turn enhances our studio's quality of life.

High Moon Studios is wholly owned by Activision. To learn more about our studio, please visit us at www.highmoonstudios.com.

Company Profile
High Moon Studios

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.