Senior Animator

Vancouver
ART – Currently Hiring
Temporary Full-time (TFT)
You are highly creative and highly skilled in the world of animation. Always looking to take your animations from great to mind-blowing, you couple your passion with a thirst to learn what’s new in animation to deliver exceptional results. Being both team-oriented as well as a true self-starter, you work quickly and collaboratively to accomplish more and cannot wait to share what you’ve learned with the team. Finally, you view yourself as a culture-add and look forward to bringing something new to every team you join. 

Sound like a match? Kabam Vancouver is looking for a Senior Animator to join us! This is on a fixed term, 6 month contract.

You will contribute by:
- Ensuring the delivery of world-class character assets and animations for our games
- Working with Animation Director, Lead Character Artist, and Lead Technical Artist to design, implement, and communicate best practices to the entire art production team
- Leading and managing character asset and animation delivery pipelines for our studio and beyond
- Mentoring team members in animation best practices 

At Kabam, we’re constantly raising the bar of excellence in free-to-play mobile gaming. We hire for passion and diversity so that together as a team we can triumph in our collective skill.  Our teams are made up of a fusion of personalities and interests bound together by a collaborative nature, fun-loving culture and drive to do what it takes to make great games.

Your background includes:
- Undergraduate degree or equivalent in a related field ( 3D animation, traditional animation, computer science, computer graphics, etc.)
- 3-5 years working in console game development.
- Experience in mobile game development or equivalent a plus.
- Experience developing automated animation systems, developing tools and pipelines
- Advanced experience with animations schematics, rigging and setups
- Problem solves all technical issues involving animation
- Experience with Motionbuilder and Maya animation tools.
- A hard-working, fun-loving attitude! 

Working cross-functionally, you will collaborate  with a team of artists, engineers, designers, and producers to help us push the envelope in terms of quality, efficiency, and timeliness for our products. Excited by this opportunity? We invite you to apply and start the conversation with us.

Together, we can create some of the best games ever made.
Together, we can create and support some of the best games ever made.

About Kabam
Kabam is a world leader of developing entertaining, immersive, and highly social multiplayer games for mobile devices. They merge consumer behaviour with the art of game design to create experiences that are enjoyed by millions of players across the globe. Each game has raised the benchmark in mobile gaming, bringing high-quality graphics, next-generation technology and revolutionary gameplay to the console in every player’s pocket.
Kabam has partnered with leading entertainment brands like Disney, Hasbro and Universal to create mobile games based on some of the world’s most iconic franchises.

Kabam’s games have generated hundreds of millions of downloads including Fast & Furious 6: The Game, Fast & Furious: Legacy, Marvel Contest of Champions,  Transformers: Forged to Fight,  Shop Titans and Mini Guns. These games have also received multiple awards such as Apple’s Editor’s Choice and Google Play’s Best Game of the Year.

Founded in 2006, Kabam has studios and offices in Vancouver, Montreal, Charlottetown, San Francisco and Austin. Kabam is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Netmarble Games.