2D/3D Animator

To ensure we stay ahead of our competitors and continue to build fantastic mobile casino games, which are enjoyed by over two million players so far, ELK Studios is now looking for a talented 2D/3D Animator to join our studio in Stockholm. With your passion for breathing life into characters, creatures and objects you will help us evolve our games and ensure we develop amazing mobile casino games.

The 2D/3D Animator role is to manage all aspects of 3D production and 2D animation in relation to game flows and animations. It includes the following key responsibilities:

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with artists, other animators and programmers to collaboratively bring characters and objects to life
  • Create models and rigging them to be used for different game assets e.g. symbols, characters and buildings
  • Texture the models in such a way that the style of the game is kept solid
  • Use source files prepared by the Artists
  • Create and implement high-quality in-game 2D and 3D animations
  • Use lightning effects and rendering technics to bring the most out of the 3D animations
  • Create intricate but conceptually sound animations that enhance the player experience
  • Creatively and proactively solve resource-restricted tech challenges while working on the art assets that make it in game

Experience and skills

  • At least a few years of experience in a similar role
  • Understanding of core principles of animation and how they translate to games
  • Strong knowledge of Maya or equivalent 3D program, RenderMan, Vray or similar renderer programs, After Effects and Photoshop
  • Experience from game development
  • Strong understanding of the animation development pipeline, including storyboarding, block-in and polish
  • Creative and innovative to find solutions which maximizes the game experience in relation to the technical limitations
  • Self-driven, responsible and detail-oriented person
  • Ability to tackle challenges and solve problems with a strong sense of ownership
  • Strong passion for making the best gambling experiences ever
  • Ability to work closely with many other disciplines and be a team player

Valuable characteristics

  • Previous experience from the gambling industry
  • Solution-oriented with an innovative and creative thinking

We offer

  • A spot within a creative and high quality focused Game Studio
  • An open workplace with unlimited possibilities to grow
  • A central located office at the top of Stockholm Central Station
  • Salary and benefits in line with market conditions

If this sounds like you, please apply to careers@elk-studios.com with subject 2D/3D Animator. Include a link to your demo reel (including both 2D and 3D work), CV and cover letter describing what makes you the perfect candidate.

 

For questions or further information please contact Marie Zide 076 – 144 13 86.