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Viewmodel Animator at Infinity Ward Inc in Woodland Hills, California

Posted in Art 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Title:

Viewmodel Animator

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Job Description:

Infinity Ward, developer of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, is seeking a first person weapon Animator, with experience in game development and a passion for first person shooters.


  • 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


  • Experience in the Games Industry or Modding Community

  • First person weapon experience required

  • Proficiency in realistic key frame animation

  • Proficient in Maya

  • Must be extremely creative with an elevated level of craftsmanship

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

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

  • Strong passion for animation and video games

  • Flexible, receptive and open to change

  • Experience handling real world weapons a plus

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

About Us:

Founded in 2002, Infinity Ward is the original studio behind the Call of Duty franchise. The titles developed by Infinity Ward have won over 200 "Game of the Year" awards and 100 "Editor's Choice" awards, among many other industry accolades. In 2007, the studio released Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, a revolutionary title that set the bar for the modern first-person shooter.

Our latest releases, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 and Call of Duty: Ghosts, broke records with the fastest revenue generating launches of any entertainment product. In 2014, Infinity Ward merged with Neversoft, bringing together two talented and accomplished groups under one roof, with the goal of creating the best games possible. We released Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare in 2016, and the game became the number one selling console franchise worldwide.

Infinity Ward is located in Woodland Hills, California, just outside of Los Angeles.

A critically-acclaimed studio, Infinity Ward is proud to have one of the most passionate and accomplished development teams in the industry.  We love to have as much fun as the games we create, and it shows in our relaxed, yet diligent workplace environment.