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3D Animator

Location: Wilmington
Posted on: March 21, 2023

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Job Description 3D Animator Job Title: 3D Animator Location: Wilmington, NC Department: NC Art Reports To: Art Lead Status: Exempt WHO WE ARE: Grover Gaming, headquartered in Greenville, North Carolina, is a software design and development company that specializes in electronic gaming throughout the United States and Canada. Having more than 400 employees located in seven states, we are working every day toward building a strong foundation of humble, passionate people, effective processes, and superior products. Our dedication to customer service, adaptability, and a diverse range of products has solidified our position as a global leader in the electronic gaming industry. Grover Gaming is a 3-year Inc 5000 award recipient, recognizing the fastest-growing privately held companies in the United States and was recently honored with a Glassdoor Employees' Choice Award. Glassdoor ranked Grover Gaming Number 2 in its Best Places to Work list in 2022 among companies across the US with less than 1,000 employees. Our company strives to support local communities and has helped raise over $400 Million for charities through its partnerships in charitable gaming markets. SUMMARY: The ideal candidate has experience animating characters and assets in a fun stylized approach. A solid grasp of animation principles demonstrated through character, VFX, and motion graphics animation is essential. You will work across all aspects of a game's life cycle, owning the responsibility of animation through pre-production to the final milestone. Blending artistic expertise and technical ability, you will bring visually stimulating content to life that will enhance game play-ability and showcase original experiences to a wide player audience. QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. RESPONSIBILITIES: Collaborating effectively with artists and programmers to create high quality, stylized 3d character animations for games produced by the team Rigging and weight painting the prepared 3d characters for animation Animating real time popups/motion graphics in 3d space to be used in Unity3D Building strong, stylized visual effects to enhance key gameplay moments Working with the art team to create dynamic and engaging particle systems in Unity's Shuriken Particle Editor Creating high quality animations of characters or art assets specifically for marketing promos and sizzle reel videos Demonstrating company Mission, Vision, and Values as an ambassador of MVV REQUIREMENTS: A strong portfolio demonstrating understanding of animation principles as they apply to a variety of stylized 3D character animations Art degree preferred or equivalent work experience 1-2 years prior experience in a related position Experience developing motion graphics elements for any type of media Preferred Requirements: Experience in using the Unity3D engine (importing assets, animation editor, shuriken particle system) Familiarity with VFX pipelines in games Competency in both Photoshop and After Effects Work experience in mobile or casino gaming industries Experience with Unity 3D particle systems Tools Provided: Autodesk Maya (Animbot Plugin) Full Adobe Creative Suite Unity 3D WORK ENVIRONMENT: The usual work environment is typical of an office environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate with no material or weather-related hazards except those associated with travel. This Job Description is to be used as a guide for accomplishing Company objectives. The description incorporates the most typical duties performed and covers only the primary functions and responsibilities of the position. It is recognized that other related duties not specifically mentioned may also be performed. The inclusion of those duties would not alter the overall evaluation of this position. PI207151637

Keywords: GROVER GAMING, Wilmington , 3D Animator, Other , Wilmington, North Carolina

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