Character Animator

Art · Hoffman Estates, Illinois
Department Art
Employment Type TBD

High Voltage is searching for a highly skilled animator with a great understanding of animation fundamentals and how those relate to game animation. An animator will implement animations in the Unreal 4 editor using our animation blueprint system.

Responsibilities:
• Create amazing gameplay animations in Maya
• Develop, maintain and create animations for real time game assets
• Take animation from initial concept through to implementation in Unreal Engine 4 using our animation blueprint system
• Work with the team to help drive the style and feel of animation
• Manage multiple complex tasks
• Asset export and implementation into UE4
• Test and verify your work on target hardware

Qualifications:
• Links to portfolio (required)
• Resume (required)
• You have an animation reel showing key-framed character and creature animations
• Strong experience with Maya and gameplay systems
• Good instincts for realistic and stylized motions
• You have strong communication and teamwork skills
• Familiarity with the Unreal Engine 4 art pipeline
• Related skills; such as modeling, skinning, rigging
• Shipped game title experience
• Experience working with mocap data
• Excellent time management and organizational skills
• Must be able to take critique and art direction
• Passion for video games

If you’d like to be part of building a visually stunning game and this sounds like a challenge for which you’ve been looking, we’d love to hear from you. Please submit your resume with a portfolio and we'll be in touch soon.
Only online artwork submissions are accepted.
Must be willing to complete an art test if requested to do so.

All positions are located at our office in Hoffman Estates, IL.

How can High Voltage supercharge your future?

High Voltage Software is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other classification protected by Federal, State or local law.


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  • Location
    Hoffman Estates, Illinois
  • Department
    Art
  • Employment Type
    TBD