We are looking for a talented animator who wants to grow with us. We are currently working on two exciting projects: an unannounced AAA game with a new IP, and Stormdivers.
As an Animator your responsibility is to animate and implement animations in to the game engine. We expect you to have a thirst for learning and becoming a better animator, as well as to be a proactive and social person, who can work under a direction and mentoring of experienced animators. The tasks for the animators at Housemarque allow expressing oneself with a wide spectrum, all the way from animating humans to weird alien lifeforms and everything in-between, from gameplay animation to cutscenes.
At least 2 years of experience as an animator in a current generation console or a PC game project or at least one shipped title for any of the following platforms: PS4, Xbox One, Wii U, PC, Switch
Some experience in working or hobbying in any of the major game engines: Unreal 4, Unity, CryEngine, etc.
Solid skills in at least one major animation software, but experience in Maya is preferred
Able to rig and skin on a game production level
Art degree (BA, MA, etc.)
2D animation skills
3D modeling/sculpting skills
Game hobby/student projects and game jam participations
Knowledge of any other game development skills
Ability to draw down animation ideas, rough storyboards and thumbnails
Housemarqueis one of the oldest game company in Finland and has a track record of 20+ years of developing top-notch console and PC games with a focus on tight gameplay, impeccable audiovisual execution, and technical excellence.
We are the perfect workplace for talented people with interest in self-development, open communication and passion for games. Our brilliant, diverse and empathetic group of people create a warm and welcoming atmosphere to our office in Helsinki, and we focus on our employee’s well-being and healthy work-life balance.
Our company’s purpose is to: 1) Be a great workplace, where people can develop professionally and personally;
2) Develop games that bring joy and happiness to our gamers and fans.