Lead Animator – New Zealand

Job Description

Fancy working in New Zealand? 

Do you want to work on amazing experiences and games for a brand new, cutting edge piece of mixed reality hardware? 

Magic Leap are part film industry giant Weta Digital Group. They have created an amazing piece of mixed reality hardware which will change the industry! Do you want to be part of the future? 

They are looking for a Lead Game Animator to build and lead a team tasked with bringing digital character and worlds to life. You will need the dynamism and adaptability necessary to forge world-class content in a bold, new and rapidly evolving medium.

You will be an experienced games industry animator with a keen eye for detail, a strong understanding of human, animal and mechanical movement and with experience working within a broad range of animation areas including facial, keyframe and motion capture. You’ll also have previous experience working with external service providers, defining and building animation pipelines and an in-depth understanding of industry-standard tools including Maya and MotionBuilder. Previous experience working with game engines such as Unity or Unreal is essential.

Essential Requirements 

  • Games industry experience, with at least 1 shipped title as a senior gameplay animator.
  • Keyframe & Mocap experience.Expert knowledge of Motionbuilder and Maya.
  • Experience with Unity’s mecanim or similar (Unreal Blueprints, Morpheme or any other animation tree graph systems in a shipped title)

Magic Leap are offering a great benefits and relocation package, along side a very generous salary.

If you are interested in this position Contact Dan Hawkins now on 01709 834777 or email daniel@aswift.com for more details!

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