Outplay - 3D Animator (Mid-level)


3D Animator (Mid-level)

About

Outplay Entertainment is the largest independent mobile developer in Scotland. Currently celebrating our 5th year, our studio is a global leader in developing, publishing and distributing digital interactive entertainment for smartphones, tablets, and social networks. We have a colorful portfolio of innovative casual and mid-core titles such as Angry Birds POP, Alien Creeps TD, Bubble Genius, Crafty Candy, Mystery Match and many more!

Outplay is an extremely ambitious company, in almost 5 short years we have gone from 2 founders to the team size of over 120 that we have today. We have released 13 titles which have generated over 58 million downloads to date.

Working at Outplay offers a progressive culture, leveraging each success onto the next.
This kind of trajectory is incredibly exciting to be a part of. Our teams don’t just join us for their next role they join us to be a part of our journey.

Each product is developed and owned by the team; they drive the development, design, and creative direction of the products in coordination with our directors, marketing, and analytics teams so we offer a real hands-on experience. 

The Opportunity

We are looking for a highly talented Animator with strong 3D skills to join our Art team.

Working within an ambitious project team on a brand new title, you will apply your creative, technical art skills and flair to create our fun, addictive games with visually compelling and distinctive designs.

Areas of delivery

  • Help establish and maintain the creative vision for the next generation of social mobile games
  • Produce concept sketches, illustrations and production artwork and animation in a variety of styles
  • Contribute to visual design of game
  • Collaborate with artists and illustrators both in-house and external to the studio
  • Assist with skill development and mentoring of internal artists
  • Help develop and manage asset pipelines
  • Understand and enhance the company's vision, culture and goals

Desired Talent

  • Strong portfolio demonstrating 3d Modelling and 3d Animation skills ( MAYA is our preferred 3d modelling and 3d animation software)
  • Demonstrable flexibility in style ranging from cheerful, cartoon illustration to more detailed, grittier artwork
  • Solid knowledge of, primarily, 2D art production and tools including Photoshop, Flash and Illustrator
  • 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+ years of digital illustration, graphic design and 2D/3D animation experience
  • Help develop and manage asset pipelines
  • Ability to contribute to visual design of game
  • Experience with Unity
  • Experience with SPINE
  • Assist with skill development and mentoring of internal artists
  • Contribute to visual design of game
  • Experience developing art for online, mobile, casual and/or social games
  • Understanding constraints and potential of technology

The job is based in Dundee, Scotland.

Apply here.