RAVEN SOFTWARE, developer of numerous award-winning games, including contributions to the blockbuster Call of Duty franchise [Call of Duty: Online, Advanced Warfare, Black Ops, Infinite Warfare, Modern Warfare] is looking for a talented and passionate Junior Animator to join our talented team as we continue to develop the best gameplay experiences in the industry.
Ideal candidates will have a strong passion for creating both realistic and stylized animations, work alongside experienced Raven artists and Motion Capture team to produce content for high profile games.
You must be able to thrive in a challenging environment, with an aptitude for critical thinking and analysis, and a deep passion for videogames. Experience in first-person shooter (FPS) games and knowledge of the Call of Duty games is a huge plus.
This is an excellent opportunity to work and be part of a highly talented team of proven developers who are passionate about making games.
This is an entry-level, temporary position. Developing industry-leading games is a lot of fun, but only those candidates whose abilities blow our minds will become a permanent part of our team.
• Work closely with Senior Animators to deliver high quality animations
• Produce pre-visualizations and present concept ideas to the team
• Collaborates with team to ensure project goals are met and delivered to the highest levels
• Work with the Motion Capture team and assist in shoots to capture the highest levels of performance
• High skill levels in all areas of 3D animation and strong understating of animation principals
• Bachelor's degree (B.A.) or one to two years related experience and/or training
• Proficient in Maya, Max, and/or Motionbuilder
• Can quickly learn and master new tools and implementation techniques
• Communicate and collaborate effectively with other disciplines and departments
• Contribute and be part of a highly creative team, receiving and responding to feedback
• Absolute passion for playing and making the industry’s best videogames
• Strong reel demonstrating excellent examples of keyframe and motion capture animation works.
* Only submittals with Cover Letters will be considered – we want the best, so tell us why that’s you!
** Depending on previous experience, you may be required to complete an Animation Test.