Senior Animator/Technical 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 Senior Animator to join our team 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.

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with concept, design and art team to collaboratively bring characters and objects to life
  • Create and implement in-game 2D animations
  • Add dynamic elements and visual effects to static assets in a meticulous manner, in different formats
  • 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
  • Helping to develop the animation pipeline, making recommendations and ensuring that animators have the tools and support necessary to best achieve artistic objectives

Requirements

  • Understanding of core principles of animation and how they translate to games
  • Strong knowledge of After Effects and Photoshop
  • Experience from game development in a senior role
  • 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

Pluses

  • Knowledge of Maya
  • Experience of working with gambling
  • Experience of working resource efficient

Please send your application, including CV, to careers@elk-studios.com.

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