AVAILABLE POSITIONS Senior Animator – Game of Thrones

Zynga is looking for a Senior Animator – Game of Thrones to join their growing team!

Our studio is committed to developing high quality social casino slots games.   Come join our team of experts for a fast-paced career in casual mobile gaming!

Responsibilities:

  • The Senior Animator will be working with a team of technical artists, designers, artists and engineers to develop amazing animations and special effects in Unity/other game engines.
  • The Senior Animator’s primary duties are creating 3D and 2D animation sequences which can involve multiple components of UI, Characters, and FX to communicate gameplay to players (Maya/3ds Max/Unity). The Animator is also responsible for exporting and implementing assets (art, animations, 3d models/rigs) into the game engine, creating and managing prefabs and organization in Unity . As well as modeling/rigging 3d Assets when needed, and creating and animating particle systems.
  • The ideal candidate has well-rounded experience in a 3D game pipeline.

Desired Skills:

  • Ability to communicate visually, and to identify and define visual design issues and solutions
  • Excellent design skills, including the effective use of color, form, lighting and composition
  • Proficient in Unity 5.6+ (emphasis on navigating/organizing project structure, prefabs, asset types, animations and particle emitters)
  • Clear understanding of cameras, lighting, and shaders in Unity
  • Core Photoshop CC skills such as compositing, simple editing and tiling
  • Proficient 3D modeling and rigging in Maya/ 3ds Max.
  • Strong problem-solving methodology.

Recommended Skills:

  • 10+ experience 2d/3d animations with minimum 3 years in games development.
  • A passion for games, social slots, and social networking
  • Prior experience with version control software such as Perforce and Git
  • Please include your portfolio in the application!
  • 3D rigging/Animation/Unity animation samples are encouraged.

What we offer you:

  • Competitive salary, bonus plan, Zynga RSU’s (Restricted Stock Units), ESPP (Employee Stock Purchase Plan)
  • 401K Company Match Contribution
  • Medical, dental, vision, EAP, life insurance, and disability benefits
  • Virtual mental health and neurodiversity support programs

 

Careers region: North America

Careers Category: Art

Careers location: Austin, TX

Careers Type: Full-Time