Disruptive Games is a veteran development studio specializing in multiplayer and online experiences. We are an independently owned studio working on a AAA, fully-funded title with original IP!

We’re expanding our fully-remote team with people who share our passion for collaborative, multiplayer gameplay.

We’re looking for a Lead Animator to support our team in animating an incredible game.

What You’ll Do

    • Mentor a small team of animators, setting animation standards and receiving/providing feedback to ensure the highest quality work
    • Create prototyping animations and other benchmarking assets
    • Produce high quality keyframe animations with a focus on style
    • Collaborate with design to define things like expression, timing, and animation styles for core systems from the ground up, iterating on animations from initial blocking to shippable quality
    • Collaborate effectively with other art functions, production, design, and engineering teams
    • Advocate for and drive improvements to our animation pipeline, helping our team to push the style of our animations forward
    • Implement and maintain animations in Unreal Engine
    • Identify and advocate for solutions to potential areas of risk
    • Support the Art Team in interviewing, hiring, and training new team members
    • Partner closely with Principal Technical Animator on workflow pipelines and asset creation

What You’ll Bring

    • 5+ years of game industry animation experience, with 2+ years at the senior level
    • Animation portfolio demonstrating process and quality
    • Expert in first and third person animation, implementation, and debugging
    • Solid stylistic eye for body mechanics and timing of gameplay moments
    • Comfortable with industry standard software and engines (Maya and Unreal Engine strongly preferred)
    • Excellent ability to give and receive feedback, with a specific emphasis on mentoring more junior animators
    • Experience in partnering with outsourcing teams
    • A passion for games!

Bonus Points

    • Experience in the implementation of animation blueprints in Unreal Engine
    • Experience in first-person and third-person character animation

Disruptive Games is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We recruit, interview, and hire people of all backgrounds, orientations, identities, and expressions.