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Sony Working On “a New Unannounced IP” For PS Move

January 14, 2011 Written by Sebastian Moss

Animator:

The London Studio is looking for an exceptional candidate to work as an Animator on a new unannounced IP . The candidate should have an excellent knowledge and be able to demonstrate the principles of animation, and also share the passion and enthusiasm to bring these skills to a 3D game environment.

Your role will involve the prototype and production of in-game animations and cinematics for a new Move controller game. You will be required to use both motion capture data and hand-keyed animation to produce highly realistic movements for all in game characters.

Job responsibilities:

- Use Autodesk Motionbuilder, Maya and proprietary in house animation tools to create natural, realistic, highly polished animations with minimum supervision

- Collaborate with the Art Director and/or Lead Animator to produce animations that fit the project and franchise style

- Mentor less experienced animators

- Proactively recognise problems and troubleshoot solutions

- Work with Programming and Design to ensure animations properly fit the game play requirements

- Deliver content on schedule and within any technical limitations

Required Skills:

- Accomplished 3D animator with a passion to create compelling, well timed animation – as evident in an outstanding demo reel

- Ability to create realistic and stylised character animation

- Strong understanding of motion capture animation essential

- Understanding of the core principals and fundamentals of animation but also be demonstrated (staging, timing and motion, anticipation, exaggeration, follow through, arcs & appeal)

- Understanding and ability to communicate the principals of body movement

- Ability to learn fast, take initiative with assigned tasks and follow through creative and technical troubleshooting

- Efficient, reliable, self motivated, passionate about animation

- Good interpersonal and communication skills

- Experience in one or more 3D applications (Maya preferred)

Desirable:

- Facial animation skills & experience

- Excellent graphic skills and significant knowledge of art fundamentals including staging, layout, story telling & editing

- Fine Art Background

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