At Visual Concepts, we believe great games are made by diverse and empowered teams with a shared passion for play. As one of the world’s top game development studios, we have shipped over 100 multi-sku titles to critical acclaim and commercial success. Our teams are independent and entrepreneurial. Our studios in Agoura Hills, Novato, Orange County, Budapest, Shanghai, Austin, San Jose, Vancouver and Seoul are committed to artistry and technical innovation, offering top candidates the opportunity to learn and grow with some of the smartest and most creative minds in the industry.

 

What We Need:

Our Budapest studio is looking for a full time animation artist who will collaborate with our studio in California. We are seeking a motivated and creative team member with experience working with motion capture data, interested in implementing in-game animation with proprietary software.

NBA 2K is an exciting and challenging game with a diverse set of features and requirements. You will grow and develop in many different areas, learning from a highly skilled team while working on innovative technology. We are committed to building the most diverse team possible, so while a list of qualifications is provided below, please do not hesitate to apply if you don’t meet 100% of the qualifications.

 

What You Will Do:

  • Work with motion capture data for both narrative and in-game animations
  • Implement animations in-game with proprietary animation software, test, and debug
  • Address and respond to feedback in a timely manner
  • Work closely with the lead and senior animators to modify assets ensuring game-ready requirements
  • Meeting project deadlines and milestones

 

Who Will Be a Great Fit:

  • 3+ years proven experience as an animator working with motion capture data
  • Knowledge of Maya
  • Proficiency animating realistic body motion with a great eye for observing and animating the subtleties of player movement
  • Comfortable with tight deadlines and a fast turnaround time
  • Strong creative and technical problem-solving skills
  • Ability to follow instructions and efficiently manage their workload on their own initiative
  • Experience using MotionBuilder for Mocap data
  • Experience with tracking/scheduling software, such as Shotgrid
  • Shipped at least 1 AAA game and a love for games (not just ours!)

Along with your application, please submit a portfolio of professional or personal work samples, demonstrating successful understanding and application of industry standard practices

To learn more about Visual Concepts and our studio locations, check out our website at www.vcentertainment.com

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