Animator

Chromatic Games  

Chromatic Games, the creators of the Dungeon Defenders franchise, is offering the opportunity for a talented and driven Animator to create beautiful game-ready and cinematic animations for our latest title, Dungeon Defenders: Awakened, as well as future projects. We are looking for a motivated artist to work with our talented Art Director. We have a highly skilled team of seasoned veterans for you to work with, as we learn and grow together! 

YOU may be a great fit to join our team! In this position, you’ll work closely with our Artists, Art Director, and Producers to achieve artistic goals and ensure our project’s vision comes to fruition. Your mission is to create world-class character animations from our team’s direction to breathe life into the cartoony, fantasy world of Etheria — all while crafting the best visual experience possible for players. This is a full-time position. This position is remote with the potential to be onsite once we open up our physical location again.

Responsibilities

  • Work with our world-class artists to deliver best-in-class character animations.
  • Take complete ownership of your work from start to finish. 
  • Constantly improve and advocate for best creation and production practices.
  • Work with designers on creating flexible content that meets design parameters.
  • Deliver high-quality content in a timely manner.
  • Highly motivated to contribute to a fun and positive working environment.

Requirements

  • 2 years of experience creating toon-styled 3D character animations using Maya.
  • Expert skills in bipedal and rigid body (mechanical) animations.
  • Create rigs of 3D characters and assets using Maya.
  • Drive to really push animations and derive your own style.
  • Understand the importance of what players can see in order to deliver high quality animations.
  • Strong communication skills with an ability to thrive in a highly collaborative setting.
  • Self-motivated towards creatively solving problems.
  • Your resume must include a link to an online portfolio with examples of your most relevant work.
  • Passion for game art in the style of Dungeon Defenders.

Preferences

  • Experience with Unreal Engine 4.
  • Excellent time management skills.

Benefits

  • Comprehensive health package for full-time employees.
  • A casual, vibrant, and friendly work environment.
  • Flexibility to start your workday at a time that best fits your personal schedule. Required to work eight hours a day, with core hours being 10 AM to 5 PM.
  • Profit-sharing Options with tenure.
  • Stock Options.
  • 15 days PTO and two weeks off around New Year’s when the studio goes on holiday break.

Chromatic Games is taking the current COVID-19 pandemic very seriously. We moved to remote work since the earliest outbreak in our community. We are focused on ensuring that our employees and their families are safe and healthy during these difficult times. We will only move work back to working in the office once it is completely safe to do so.

If all of this sounds like something you want to be a part of, joining a cohesive team that likes to have fun while being professionals, then let us know. Send your resume to [email protected]. We look forward to hearing from you!

Chromatic Games is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a notice to our [email protected] email.

Benefits/perks listed may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Chromatic Games and the country where you work.