Half Mermaid is hiring Lead Animator (Remote Job)

Lead Animator

Posted: 9 days
Art and Animation
Full-Time
We are seeking a Lead Animator to join our studio and lead animation for an upcoming project in development, including creating and managing a small team.

The project is a third person horror game with experimental narrative, a return to the genre that Sam previously explored with Silent Hill: Shattered Memories. Candidates with experience of shipping a third person Unreal title on console are preferred. We’re combining AAA experience with indie agility to deliver a big, ambitious game and are assembling a small team to make it happen.

This is a full-time position based in Brooklyn and is currently scheduled to begin in Summer 2021. We are open to discussing remote or hybrid working formats with the right candidate. Currently, we cannot offer visa sponsorships to non-US citizens.

RESPONSIBILITIES & SKILLS
  • Define animation style for both grounded, real world human characters and inhuman characters alike
  • Take animations from design spec through key pose to finished animation, creating responsive but authentic motion
  • Manage and mentor a small animation team
  • Shipped a character based game on console
  • Experienced with motion capture pipelines
  • Experienced with Unreal Engine
  • Comfort working with a hybrid in-person and remote team
  • An appreciation for narrative and psychological horror
  • Alignment with our studio’s stated mission and values

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Please email jobs@halfmermaid.co with a resume and link to your portfolio.

Designers from traditionally marginalized identities within the game industry are highly encouraged to apply. Half Mermaid Productions does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status.
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