Senior Animator

Hangar 13  |   Type of Contract: Full-time

What We Need:

We are looking for a talented and reliable colleague for production of animations. Animator is responsible for creation of computer animations of characters and objects based on the screenplay of the game and for their resulting quality and functionality in the game. Based on his/her skills and focus, s/he specializes in game animations of characters and objects and in visual effects, and facial animations.

What You Will Do:

  • Precise processing of animations in the quality required by the given project
  • Adaptation to the concept and style of the project
  • Search for new solutions and improvements in the process of animation
  • Self-education related to animations and keeping track of new trends in the industry
  • Working closely with the animation team, the lead animator, cinematic editors, and producer

What We Think Will Be A Good Fit:

  • Impressive animation reel demonstrating strong animation ability
  • Knowledge of classic animation principles, body mechanics, acting, posing, and storytelling techniques
  • Knowledge of Maya and Motion Builder
  • Communicative knowledge of English
  • Knowledge of computer games

Nice To Have:

  • Experience with motion capture
  • Experience in the game industry
  • Experience with some tracking/scheduling tool (Hansoft, Jira, Shotgun, Trello, …)
  • Interest in developing video games
  • Personal skills
  • Team player
  • Ability to work well under tight deadlines
  • Thoroughness
  • Proactive approach
  • Willingness to continuously develop his/her skills

Who We Are

Hangar 13 is the internal 2K development studio behind the award-winning Mafia III. The studio is comprised of industry veterans drawn from a diverse range of studios, who have collectively shipped hundreds of titles across a wide variety of genres. Though we hail from all over the world, and our backgrounds are wildly different, one thing binds us all together – the belief that “Every Player’s Story is Unique.”

Hangar 13 is based in four locations: Novato (California), Brighton (UK), and Brno & Prague (Czech Republic).

We work collaboratively across our 4 locations to develop games as one global team. Each of our locations provides the opportunity to work on big-budget, AAA console in a diverse and inclusive environment!