Animation Director - AAA Games

Remote
Full Time
Art
Manager/Supervisor

Lost Boys Interactive is Hiring! If you are looking for a fully remote home to bring your Animation Direction skills, look no further! We are working on some amazing AAA game projects and have a fantastic employee-first environment! Please note that we are looking for someone with deep AAA game industry experience for this role.

We'll provide an amazing team for you to work with and guide, a great environment, and some really exciting AAA projects! We also offer a full suite of benefits!

Lost Boys Interactive is a rapidly growing AAA game development studio, and the newest member of the Gearbox Software family, based in Madison, Wisconsin(Full remote work available!).

We provide top-tier development for our AAA partners as well as our own AAA IP development. We have world-class projects, resources, and infrastructure, but our company’s success comes from the talented and passionate people who work together each day to produce great games together. 

 

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Works with the Studio Art Director to drive the artistic vision of game projects.
  • Owns the animation function from concept phase to shipping.
  • Presents concepts, ideas and vision of the game animation to Game Directors and Studio Leadership.
  • Owns and partners with production on schedules to ensure deliverables are on time. 
  • Experience managing and mentoring animators in a AAA environment.
  • Excellent management, interpersonal skills and enjoys being in a collaborative environment.
  • Ability to work in the Unreal Engine.
  • Able to contribute to animation creation.
  • Willingness to learn new pipelines.
  • Reviews animation work verbally and written to artists internal and external.
  • Ability to work on both realistic and stylized games. 

Job Requirements:

  • 6+ years in the games industry
  • Proven leadership capacity as a Lead Animator in a AAA studio environment 
  • Previous Animation Direction experience in AAA games is highly desirable
  • Takes initiative to create visuals and schedules for the projects. 
  • Portfolio demonstrating Animation direction
  • Outsourcing experience
  • Strong understanding of both hand key and MoCap animation

You’ll be delighted with our people, our culture, and the amazing games you’ll be working on. Come join our merry band. apply today and become part of the adventure!

Lost Boys Interactive LLC is an equal opportunity employer. 

 

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