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Viewmodel Animator at Infinity Ward

Posted in Art 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Woodland Hills, California

Job Description:


Infinity Ward, developer of numerous award winning games, including Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, is seeking a First Person Weapon Animator, with experience in game development and a passion for First Person Shooters.

Job duties include:


  • Create high quality realistic key-framed first person weapon animation demonstrating a strong sense of posing, timing, and weight

  • Work closely with the Lead Animator and animation team to establish weapons with a realistic feel and personality

  • Accept direction and cooperate with the team to meet production deadlines


  • 2+ years of professional experience in Games

  • First Person Weapon Experience is a must

  • Experience handling real world weapons is a plus

  • Proficiency in realistic key frame animation

  • Expert level skills in Maya

  • Must be extremely creative with a high level of craftsmanship

  • Possess the necessary skills to be self-directed and self-motivated

  • Detail oriented with a strong desire to contribute to a uniquely creative environment

  • Must have strong problem solving skills and enjoy coming up with new ideas

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

  • Strong passion for animation and video games

  • Flexible, receptive and open to change

Applicants must provide samples of prior work including hand key animation samples and ideally at least one first person weapon animation.