3D Character Animator – Contract

Bluepoint Games is looking for 3D CHARACTER ANIMATORs to join our team on a contract basis. Help us define the quality of gameplay animations and cinematic animations in AAA titles developed for cutting-edge home video game consoles. We are preferably looking for individuals with more than three years of experience and at least one shipped title, but we are open to anyone with exceptional talent and a true passion for creating best-in-class animation.

Please note: This is not an entry-level position. Professional experience is required.

Responsibilities

  • Create animations with a good sense of feeling, weight and motion with our players and creatures
  • Collaborate with fellow Artists, Team Leads, Design and Engineering departments to help produce the highest quality animations
  • Maintain the high quality animation for the game
  • Works well in a team-oriented environment
  • Be able to give constructive feedback about tools
  • Skinning characters

Minimum Qualifications

  • A demo reel reflecting high-quality game animations
  • At least 3 years of professional experience in the animation industry
  • Advanced knowledge in keyframe animation
  • Advanced understanding of game character pipeline
  • Expert knowledge of Maya
  • Understanding of game engine blend trees
  • Basic understanding of rigging
  • Ability to work onsite at our facility in Austin, TX

About Bluepoint

The Bluepoint team is preparing for our next remake of a classic. Want to be part of creating something special, a game millions of gamers are eagerly anticipating?
Bluepoint Games is a small studio with big ideas, always looking for elite game development talent to join our family. If you too stand for quality and attention to detail, then join us in delivering nothing less than the games fans want to play.
Since our inception in 2006, Bluepoint Games has worked on many critically acclaimed franchises such as God of War, Ico, Shadow of the Colossus, Metal Gear Solid, Flower, Gravity Rush, Titanfall, and Uncharted.
For these reasons and many others – Hill Country, lakes, and live music; an inspired university town with a thriving high-tech industry and creative community – we proudly call Austin home. We’re confident you’ll love it here, too!

To Apply

If you meet the requirements specified above and you feel the potential calling you, please email your resume and materials to jobs@bluepointgames.com. Include “3D Character Animator – Contract” and your name in the subject line.
If you currently reside outside of the US, please state whether you are legally authorized to work in the US.