Senior Animator

Create exciting gameplay animations to bring personality and life to the FPS world we're building in our fast-paced competitive shooter...PROMOD
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We are searching for a Senior Animator to oversee the implementation of animations, manage & mentor the animation team and collaborate with other disciplines working on our fast-paced competitive shooter...PROMOD 

As a Senior Animator at Bulkhead you'll be working with our team of animators to bring personality and life to the FPS world we're building. Prototyping & implement exciting gameplay features in collaboration with our Art team to drive for high and consistent quality across the game.

The team at Bulkhead is a small, tightly-knit group of developers who strive to build impressive multiplayer games. Our team members tend to be multi-disciplinary developers who push the boundaries to deliver that goal.

Here's what you'll be doing: 

  • Create exciting gameplay, movement, character & object animations for a fast-paced First Person Shooter
  • Define & understand the animation style of our game animation 
  • Manage and mentor mid-level and junior team members, helping them achieve their best work
  • Test & review our animation to achieve the highest quality
  • Work with Programmers, Artists and Designers to implement animations into the game

Here's what you'll need:

  • A relevant Demo Reel/Portfolio displaying animation for video games
  • 5+ years of industry experience as an Animator
  • Excellent Gameplay and Animation skills
  • Experience with rigging, skinning and animation systems
  • Maya expertise
  • A relevant degree in Animation or equivalent professional full-cycle project experience
  • Strong communication skills 
  • A strong work ethic with a willingness to learn and constantly improve

Preferred Skills:

  • Unreal Engine 4 experience in a professional environment
  • Professional experience developing First Person Shooters

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

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Perks & Benefits

Our teams of awesome people are what makes us, so have some treats on us!

  • Private Medical Insurance 💊

    All employees and their families qualify for a great private medical package.

  • Private Dental Insurance 🦷

    All employees receive dental cover as part of their medical insurance.

  • Flexible Working Hours ⌚

    We offer you freedom to allow work to fit in with your schedule and preferences.

  • Profit Share Scheme 💰

    You make the games so we share the profits! 10% of the project's profits are shared with those who are part of it!

  • Annual Holiday Increase 😎

    For every year you work with us, you gain an extra day of holiday! In addition to all public holidays, we even close for St George's day allowing you to enjoy England in the Spring.

  • Free drinks 🥤

    The fridges are constantly stocked high with refreshing drinks and we provide unlimited tea and coffee - help yourself!

  • High End Hardware and Three Monitors 🖥️

    We want our team to be comfortable at work. Every developer has three monitors and a high end PC.

  • Games and Pizza Nights 🍕

    Whether board games or video games, join us for free pizza, drinks and fun!

  • Discounted Gym Membership 🏋️‍♂️

    As part of your medical insurance, you receive a 20% discount at Nuffield Health gyms. Luckily there is one next to the office! New year, new you!

Workplace & Culture

 

Bulkhead Interactive is an innovative, supportive and rewarding place to call pastures new. A place in which collaboration, inclusion and a genuine casual atmosphere make for the fundamentals in which we pride ourselves. With a range of experience within our teams, from veterans to industry newcomers alike, Bulkhead Interactive looks to pave the way as we build on a fast paced, engaging environment. A multitude of social events with food and drink provided by us, out of hours meetups, a top of the range open plan office with brilliant amenities and health plan are amongst a list of growing benefits to help us embolden our in house culture as we, Bulkhead Interactive look forward into 2020 and beyond.

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