Senior 3D Animator (Overwatch 2) at Blizzard

Senior 3D Animator (Overwatch 2) at Blizzard

The team is looking for a new hero to help them make Overwatch 2.

Responsibilities

  • Develop, maintain and craft animations for real-time game assets
  • Assist designers and engineers with gameplay prototypes
  • Work with the 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 5 years' of experience in game development animating characters using Maya or equivalent 3D program
  • Extraordinary skill in animating the human bipedal figure as well as other organic forms.
  • Strong knowledge 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
  • Tried 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
  • Ability to guide and mentor junior staff

Pluses

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

Application Instructions

  • Cover Letter (optional)
  • Portfolio and/or reel demonstrating relevant artistic skills required (PDF Format Preferred)
  • Only online artwork submissions will be accepted (e.g. website, blog or online album).
  • Be willing to complete an art test if requested to do so

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