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Gamefam

Gamefam

Software Engineering
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Sunday, May 5, 2024
Company overview:

At Gamefam, we are revamping the gaming landscape. We strive to provide an unmatched experience for both players and creators across metaverse gaming platforms like Roblox, Fortnite Creative Mode, and Minecraft.

We aim to deliver the most authentic games and highest quality. We combine experienced mobile F2P producers, designers, and live ops managers with top native dev talent to create a one-of-a-kind, creative production and live operations hybrid powerhouse!

Our mission is simple: Amazing experiences for amazing communities.

And the COOLest part of working at Gamefam is how we win, together. We do this through Collaboration, taking Ownership, delivering Outstanding work, and cultivating Leadership at every level (aka, living our values).

Position Summary:

Our ideal candidate is an animator who is highly creative, can multi-task, and works well with production deadlines. The candidate must have professional experience in animation, and be capable of basic rigging. The artist will create a wide variety of animations for Characters, Props, Vehicles, and General elements for the Roblox platform. This person must take pride in their work, work well with others, and have the ability to create variations of their finished products that are both desirable and fun for the game environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Create detailed, accurate animations of characters, creatures, props, and vehicles for requested scenes and themes.
  • Work with art leads and designers to plan, layout, and execute the vision.
  • Animators must be able to work independently or in small groups to troubleshoot and provide solutions to production issues related to asset creation and world building.
  • Ability to work in observance of the project budget and schedule, while remaining capable of adapting to shifting priorities.
  • Collaborate with 3D artists and producers to maintain an efficient and successful production process.

Requirements & Qualifications:

  • 4-year degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent industry experience
  • Should have a passion for animation and strong communication skills to enable you to work collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary art team to bring animations to life.
  • Understanding of animation principles and anatomy
  • Knowledge of efficient animation techniques such as animation layers.
  • Possess strong character/vehicle animation skills.
  • Mastery of Blender Software
  • Must respond well to constructive criticism and feedback.
  • Portfolio demonstrating content creation using Blender.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and still deliver with excellence.

Bonus Points:

  • 3+ years experience with creating assets for Roblox Games OR UEFN in a professional environment
  • Experience working with video game studios.
  • Technical Animation skills (Rigging)
  • Particle systems / emitters
  • Technical modeling knowledge, such as UV unwrapping, optimization, clean topology.
  • Knowledge of Roblox Studio and its features/limitations is highly desirable.

Highlights of Perks and Benefits:

  • Remote Flexibility
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Company wide shutdown between Christmas and New Years
  • Comprehensive insurance package including medical, dental, vision, disability & life insurance
  • 401K
  • WFH Stipend
  • More surprises when you join!

The base pay for this position is $60,000 – $80,000. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.