Intermediate Gameplay Animator
SkyBox Labs
Burnaby, BC/Perm remote in Canada
Event Type
Job Posting
TimeMonday, 8 August 202210am - 3pm PDT
DescriptionSkyBox Labs is a game development studio that works on some of the world’s most iconic games. Our projects include working as a co-developer on Halo Infinite, projects in the Minecraft Universe, supporting the development of Magic: The Gathering Arena, and more. As one of Vancouver’s fastest-growing game studios, since our inception in 2011, SkyBox Labs has evolved from a group of 8 people developing independent projects to a team of over 200+ engineers, artists, designers, producers, and more.

Are you a passionate Gameplay Animator that can bring life and personality to player-controlled characters?

SkyBox Labs is looking for multiple Intermediate Animators for two of our top projects. The first role will be working on Original SkyBox IP that is set to make a major splash when it hits the market. The second team is working on new co-development partnership on one of the top AAA games on the planet. Although two unique experiences, if you are a skilled Intermediate Gameplay Animator who thrives in a creative environment where quality reigns, SkyBox animation is for you.

- Create high quality gameplay animations for a AAA game
- Problem solve with other departments such as design and engineering to create an optimal character
- Work collaboratively and proactively to improve animation pipelines
- Assist with implementation of animations in the game engine

- 3+ years of experience working on high quality hand keyed animations
- Proven years of experience and comfort working on character gameplay
- Familiar working in Maya and animation tools
- Honed communication skills and proactive work style
- Experience working on genres such as third-person action/adventure or first or third-person shooters
- Experience with manipulation of mocap data
- Technical animation comprehension in Unity, Unreal, or a proprietary engine
- Experience with early animation pipelines

Please note, only those who submit a gameplay animation reel with focus on hand key animations will be considered for the role.