Senior Animator

Location: Glasgow

Animation

Contract: Freelance

Axis Studios is looking to hire experienced character ANIMATORS to work on next generation games cut scenes onsite in Glasgow, London or remotely , on an ongoing basis.

Axis Studios is looking to hire experienced ANIMATORS to work on a trailer for a major game client. 

The ideal candidate will have extensive experience animating a broad range of creatures to a realistic style.

All applicants at time of application must have full working rights for the UK and hold an appropriate visa where applicable.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Character Animation.
Creature Animation.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Accomplished portfolio of different kinds of animation.
  • Proven production experience within a team.
  • Ability to create and iterate keyframe animation quickly.
  • Ability to interpret feedback/direction accurately.
  • Ability to multi task and work will under pressure.
  • Good communication skill and ability to work interactively with production and other departments to solve production challenges.
  • Thorough knowledge of Autodesk Maya is essential.
  • Strong understanding of the principles of animation, with a keen eye for character pose and staging.
  • Good knowledge of cinematography.
  • Experience working with Maya Trax and blending animation clip data.
  • A thorough knowledge and understanding of basic real world physics and their application for animation.