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3D Animator

Location: Dundee, United Kingdom

Department: Art

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

We are looking for a highly talented Animator with strong 3D Animation skills to join our highly talented Art team. After an epic 2017 for the company, you would be joining us to work on the exciting and ambitious new projects we have lined up for 2018! 

The opportunity here at Outplay will let you work within an ambitious project team where you will apply your creative and technical art skills and flair to create fun, addictive games with visually compelling and distinctive designs. 

You will help establish and maintain the creative vision for the next generation of social mobile games as well as contributing to visual design of current games. To do this you will collaborate with artists and illustrators both in-house and external to the studio whilst assisting with skill development and mentoring of internal artists.

To be considered for this role we are looking for the following skills and attributes: 

  • Strong portfolio demonstrating 3d Modelling and 3d Animation skills (MAYA is our preferred 3d modelling and 3d animation software but alternative software considered) 
  • Demonstrable flexibility in style ranging from cheerful, cartoon illustration to more detailed, grittier artwork 
  • Help develop and manage asset pipelines 
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills 
  • Able to take direction well and, as required, constructively provide direction and guidance to others 
  • Knowledge of current mobile, Facebook and casual games and passion and vision to help craft the next generation of social mobile games 
  • 2-3 years 3D animation experience 
  • Pre-rendered (sprite generation) and Real-time animation experience
  • 3D Rigging Experience
  • Mobile Development experience
  • Experience with Unity 
  • Experience developing art for online, mobile, casual and/or social games 
  • Understanding constraints and potential of technology 

Founded in 2010 and based in Dundee, Scotland, Outplay Entertainment is the largest independent mobile developer in the UK.

To date, the studio’s games have received over 100 million downloads, have been featured multiple times as Apple’s Editors’ Choice and received a BAFTA nomination. Most recently the studio won the TIGA 2017 Best Strategy Game for Castle Creeps TD and was recognised as one of the fastest growing tech companies in the UK.

With a passionate focus on making the best games, our team of talented and dynamic Outplayers have so far developed several critically acclaimed and award-winning games. With an exciting pipeline of future games and continued growth within the studio, Outplay can offer fantastic opportunities in a great working environment to continue your career development.


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