Lead Animator

Team Bondi is an independent game development company based in Sydney, Australia. Headed up by Brendan McNamara and featuring a team of seasoned games professionals, Team Bondi will produce next-generation console titles.We are offering a quality salary and lifestyle package to the right individuals.We are currently looking for a talented Lead Animator to manage the Animation pipeline, team and motion capture for the project.

Responsibilities

  • Leading a team of 12 animation and character artists
  • Offering guidance and mentoring for junior to senior level animators
  • Liaising with external mocap facilities in order to deliver data of the highest quality
  • Scheduling the team
  • Provide regular feedback for the team from the Game Director
  • Maintains vision and quality of the team

Required Experience

  • Proficient with setting up and maintaining animation rigs
  • High levels of technical competency in both Maya and Motion Builder
  • Understands the technical limitations of character modelling and animation within a development environment
  • Experience of animation pipelines within a game development production
  • Experience of working with in house tools and console development process
  • Understanding of character pipeline from modelling, rigging and skinning through to animation
  • Motion Capture Experience, including successful planning and organised mocap shoots
  • Understands camera principles and cinematic processes

Required Qualification

  • Accomplished animator with experience of leading a team through at least one AAA title
  • Excellent problem solver who can focus on detail, while maintaining the whole picture
  • Ability to work with a range of disciplines including Art, Programming, Design and Production
If you want to be a part of this challenging undertaking, email us at animation.jobs@teambondi.com

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Due to the volume of submissions we will endeavour to respond to each applicant.

Team Bondi will not entertain enquiring telephone calls from applicants prior, during or after his/her application submission. You will receive an acknowledgement email within 3 weeks of Team Bondi receiving your submission. We will contact you if there is an interest in proceeding with your application.

Team Bondi will not accept original portfolios and submissions through sources other than the applicant himself/herself.

A CV and a covering letter are required for all submissions. An accompanying demo reel and or portfolio must be included to demonstrate artistic ability. Inclusion of some conceptual sketching can be beneficial. All demo reels must come with a shot list detailing your contribution.

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