Cinematic 3D Animator/Previs Artist

UA · Vancouver, British Columbia
Department UA
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

IGG Canada is a premium mobile game and video production studio located at 5 East 8th Ave. Vancouver, Canada. With spectacular views of the downtown skyline, coastal mountains and English Bay, our new studio is spacious, high-tech and inspiring.

IGG Canada is a division of IGG - I Got Games, a global interactive digital entertainment company that specializes in the development of and operation of Mobile Games. Established in 2006, IGG was founded with the aim of becoming a leading massively multiplayer game publisher and developer. The company has rapidly expanded its global operations, through strategic partnerships with popular gaming platforms such as Facebook, iOS, Amazon, Google Play, Kongregate and many others. IGG currently operates studios in China, Philippines, Singapore, the U.S. and Canada which opened its doors in 2013.

If you're passionate about creating mobile games that reach millions of players around the world and are interested in becoming an integral member of our Canadian team of superheroes, we want to hear from you!



Responsibilities


  • Develop creative animation for game videos.
  • Assist designers and engineers with gameplay prototypes in Unity.
  • Work with the lead animator to ensure timely completion of character assets at the desired quality bar.
  • Serve as an active participant in team art discussions, critiques, and reviews.
  • Other related tasks.


Requirements


  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in game development animating characters using Maya or 3DMax.
  • Familiar with Unity timeline.
  • Strong understanding of traditional animation principles and how they can be used to enhance gameplay
  • Self-motivation, good communication skills, and a great team-player attitude
  • Able to work creatively as part of a large or small group
  • Proven problem-solving / prototyping ability
  • Able to effectively collaborate with game designers and programmers
  • A passion for video game


Bonus to have


  • Familiar with 3ds Max
  • Experience with Mocap clean up
  • Have shipped Video/Mobile game title(s) as an animator
  • Experience in rigging
  • Understanding of the visual style of IGG games and a passion to push it to the next level


Report to: Senior & Lead Animator


Hiring Processes:

1. Resume & Showreel review;

2. Art Test;

3. Interview;

4. Offer;


Position type: permanent or others to be discussed (This position could be started from short term Contract, with possible conversion to a regular permanent employee. )


Compensation Package for permanent employees:

  • Comprehensive benefits after 3 months include extended health, dental, vision & prescription coverage.
  • Paid Vacation + paid Sick days: 18 days(accumulated and based on percentage earning)
  • Active Living Benefits (such as Fitness Memberships, Registration fees for team sports reimbursement) after 3 months
  • Training and development fee reimbursement after 3 months
  • Dependent Child Benefit
  • Paid Holiday Closure between Christmas & New Year week
  • Statutory paid holidays
  • RRSP matching after 1 year
  • Monthly Commute Allowance after 3 months
  • Monthly Team lunch


Perks for permanent employees:

  • On-site car and Bike Parking
  • Work hours: 10 am to 6 pm with 1 hour paid lunch.
  • Foosball & Pool Tables on site
  • Gym on site
  • Dress code: Casual
  • Child Gift
  • Lots of snacks, drinks  available
  • Random extra Bonus/Gifts
  • Referral Bonus


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  • Location
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Department
    UA
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level