Obsidian Entertainment söker 2D-karaktärsanimatör för ett hittills okänt rollspel.

Ett nytt jobb som "2D character animator" har dykt upp på #Obsidian Entertainments officiella webbsajt. De sökande bör ha erfarenhet av Xbox 360, Playstation 3 och flash.

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Obsidian Entertainment is looking for a 2D character animator to work on a highly stylized, high profile role playing game.

This person should be comfortable creating characters in 2D, and have a strong understanding of traditional animation principles. Knowledge of Flash is strongly preferred. Depending on the applicant's skill set this may be offered as a contract position.

Requirements
• 2 Years minimum industry experience
• Must be able to animate characters in 2D and manage scenes and assets efficiently
• Exceptional motivation and attitude and a passion for video games
• Able to adhere to tight schedules with minimal supervision
• Able to iterate quickly and often on designs. The means moving from a basic concept or story board to a rough animatic, to a final animation
• Able to work in a very specific animation style
• A strong understanding of the development process

Pluses
• Has previously shipped titles on the PS3 or Xbox 360
• Previous experience on mobile or browser based Flash applications or games
• Past experience animating effects
• Proficient with Adobe Photoshop or Adobe Illustrator
• Basic or intermediate knowledge of Actionscript or comparable programming languages
• Familiarity with any of the following programs: After Effects, Maya, 3ds Max, FaceFX, Scaleform
• Freehand illustration skills

Responsibilities
• Assist lead animator in creating and finishing character animations
• Create and edit conversations, lip sync, and expressions
• Help train programmers and artists from other disciplines on how to use the toolset

Portfolio Requirements:
• Character animation examples

Portfolio Plusses:
• 2D character animation examples
• 3D character animation examples
• Pieces that demonstrate attention to emoting and storytelling
• A reel in QuickTime format
• Character illustrations
• Special Effects animations
• Life drawing samples
• Examples of work in console or mobile games

Submission
• All resumes must be accompanied with website portfolio or samples of work
• For console or studio animations include a document explaining specifically what you did
• Simply apply via e-mail: jobs@obsidian.net
• Please put the job you are applying to in the subject line please
• Please no phone calls or drop ins. We only accept emailed applications

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