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Mobile Game Animator

Company: QDStaff
Location: Escondido
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

This Metro San Diego studio and creator of some of the leading iGames in the world including a recent EGR Game of the Year finalist is hiring a Mobile Casino Game Animator.

The animator (technical designer) takes input from the creative design illustration team, animates and delivers to development, working closely with both communities to build efficient animations to work inside mobile games.

You will be responsible for creating:
Various Game mockups

Particles / Animations / Visual FXs for the game

Assisting creatives in drawing game elements.

Building out optimized game ready assets from concepts

Working closely with developers ensuring concepts are achievable.

As a Technical Designer you will assist with project scheduling providing accurate time estimations for the expected work. As the bridge between illustration and development you will often be tasked with working on multiple projects across multiple teams. This requires you to have quick turnaround times and strong problem-solving skills as to not become overwhelmed.

Required Skills :
Highly proficient at Adobe After Effects

Experienced in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator

Spine or rigging experience

Optimizing Files for Production

2D art production

Qualifications :
Degree/Diploma in Graphic Design / Game Art & Design / Game Development

Years of work experience commensurate with job level - roughly Junior 0-2 yrs, Mid 3-10 yrs, Snr 5+ yrs

Work experience in Gaming, Design, Marketing, Advertising, Publishing or Animation field.

High degree of experience and understanding of Adobe Creative Suite.

HTML knowledge nice to have.

Personal Skills:
Strong Problem-Solving skills

Ability to take direction and work independently

Ability to learn new programs/processes quickly

Ability to take input and make changes in a timely manner

All benefits begin and are vested immediately.

Zero deductible health care coverage

30 days sick time

17 days vacation, 5 days off paid Christmas to New Year's and Federal holidays

4% 401k match

Eligible for 25% bonus paid quarterly based personal and game team performance

This role is based is in Escondido, CA

It is in-office 5 days per week

Relocation expenses are paid

All applications must be accompanied by portfolio images or website portfolio link. Applicants should expect to take a basic skills test as part of the interview process.

About the company:
Join a team that values people and loves gaming. No TPS reports, guaranteed!

This award winning four studio software engineering company is quickly becoming known as a leading creative developer of online mobile casino games. With no legacy or corporate entity to serve, this company is embracing leading technologies to deliver new and innovative experiences. Their customers are shifting work from other studios to them as their games are achieving faster market penetration, higher user satisfaction and superior quality. They recruit for attitude and aptitude. They believe the right people will employ their passion for gaming to create great product with minimal supervision/overhead which is the inspiration behind their small distributed studio approach to growth. You owe it to yourself to see this amazing alternative to corporate and indie game development.

Keywords: QDStaff, Escondido , Mobile Game Animator, IT / Software / Systems , Escondido, California

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