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10 Aug 2016

Full-Time Senior Animator

King – Posted by AleksKorb Barcelona, Catalunya, Spain

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Job Description

We are looking for a talented 2D and 3D Animator to join our new Art Oasis in sunny Barcelona.

 

Your role within our Kingdom

You will join our brand new Central Art Production Team and help design and develop a broad variety of live games, games under development and prototypes with different styles and genres. You will work with our studios across the Kingdom – London, Barcelona, Berlin, Stockholm, Malmö, Singapore, Shanghai and Seattle – as an extension of their teams to develop and deliver the next generation of King games. If you like constant challenge and variety this is the team for you!

 

Skills to create thrills

  • A creative person with a passion for games who has previously worked in the gaming industry or similar

  • Strong understanding of animation principles

  • Relevant experience as  a 2D and 3D animator with a track record of creating appealing character and object animations, preferably in Maya

  • Ability to  work with both high-poly and low-poly models

  • Knowledge of technical constraints, optimization and implementation

  • Comfortable with cartoony, casual and mid-core styles

  • Good communication and organizational skills

  • Proactive in learning and developing your skills

 

A portfolio demonstrating all aspects of your skill is required.

 

Tasty bonus skills

  • Skills in technical rigs and physics setups

  • Ability to write animation scripts

  • Experience from special effects and particle tools

  • Ability to model, preferably in Maya

  • Knowledge of rendering/shading, texturing and UV mapping

  • Traditional 2D animation skills

  • Skills in Adobe CS package

  • Experience working in an agile project environment

  • Previous experience creating casual and/or mobile games

 

Life at King

We believe that great gaming experiences happen when they are developed by working in small, autonomous creative teams that control the whole process – from idea to amazing game. Our close connection with the player community gets us instant feedback and enables us to deliver truly magical moments. We value your free time and your need to refuel, relax and find inspiration – by playing games with your colleagues, being at home with your family or going to the gym or out for a run. That’s how we stay creative.

 

Want to join our Kingdom?

Please apply in English and don’t forget to share your portfolio with us.

The brilliant experience we give our players comes from the diversity and experience of our people. A great Saga needs all kinds of champions– that’s why we hire all sorts of talent!

How to Apply

Please apply on our career page: https://apply.king.com/vacancy/senior-animator-barcelona/1341/description/  

Job Categories: Games. Job Types: Full-Time.

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