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Senior Animator - Cross Play Gaming

Remote | Los Angeles, California
Permanent | Job ID #68264 | Posted Last Month

Onward Play is looking for a Senior Animator! This person will work a well-known AAA studio focused on high quality, cross-platform games! Leverage your creative expertise and passion for high quality animation in this exciting opportunity. You’ll be joining a growing team of talented game makers and be a foundational part of a dynamic team as we strive to make an impact on the future of AAA free-to-play games.

  • Develop and create stylized key-frame animations using Maya/Max, etc
  • Explore, establish, and maintain animation style, pipeline, and technical requirements
  • Integrate finished animations into the game engine
  • Ensure the timely completion of animations at the desired quality bar
  • Actively share knowledge within area of expertise and influence other related disciplines
  • Build on the culture of inclusivity and growth through knowledge sharing and mentorship
  • Serve as an active participant in team art discussions, critiques, and reviews


  • 5+ years of experience as an animator in game development WB Games | San Diego - Studio Ops Document
  • Expert level skills using relevant software - Maya, Max, Unreal, etc
  • Expert level experience in pipeline development as well as game engine asset integration/optimization
  • Good skill in rigging and weighting characters/assets
  • Extraordinary knowledge of traditional animation principles and how they can enhance gameplay
  • Clear, concise, and transparent communicator - both written and verbal
  • Be a self-motivated team-player with a positive attitude and strong work ethic
  • Proven time management skills with the ability to be self-sufficient and execute quickly
  • Able to work as part of a large or small group and collaborate with the extended team
  • A passion for video games
  • Must have demo reel link on resume

Bonus Skills:

  • Additional experience in rigging and weighting characters/assets
  • Build on the culture of inclusivity and growth through knowledge sharing and mentorship


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