3D Animator (Overwatch 2) at Blizzard

3D Animator (Overwatch 2) at Blizzard

Blizzard Entertainment’s Overwatch team seeks an animator ready to step up and breathe life into a menagerie of heroes.

Responsibilities

  • Develop, maintain, and create animations for real-time game assets.
  • Assist designers and engineers with gameplay prototypes.
  • Work with a lead animator to ensure timely completion of character assets at the desired quality bar.
  • Serve as an active participant in team art discussions, critiques, and reviews.

Requirements

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in game development animating characters using Maya or equivalent 3D program
  • Exceptional skill in animating the human bipedal figure as well as other organic forms.
  • Strong understanding of traditional animation principles and how they can be used to enhance gameplay
  • Self-motivation, good communication skills, and a great team-player attitude
  • Able to work creatively as part of a large or small group
  • Proven problem-solving / prototyping ability
  • Able to effectively collaborate with game designers and programmers
  • Understanding of the visual style of Blizzard games and a passion to push it to the next level
  • A passion for video games

Pluses

  • Have shipped an AAA PC or console title as a character animator
  • Experience in FX and particle animation
  • Outstanding 2D animation skills
  • Cinematic or television animation experience
  • Skill in one of more related disciplines – illustration, modeling, rigging or technical art

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3D Animator (Overwatch 2) at Blizzard