Senior Animation Artist (Mocap) M/W/O

    Sampson Europe Published: January 22, 2019
    Berlin, Germany
    Job Type


    We are  looking for a Senior Animator with Mocap Experience skilled at creating realistic human performances and/or gameplay oriented animations. You will be creating high quality content utilizing both motion capture data and key animation, collaborating with different departments to create dynamic user-centric experiences, troubleshooting and solving animation issues with all departments while organizing and prioritizing animation tasks.


    • Create high quality keyframe animations
    • Clean motion capture animation data
    • Work closely with our riggers to get the best possible outcome from the mocap animations
    • Support mocap sessions at our capture studio


    • A minimum of 5 years professional experience as an animator in games, film, or TV.
    • Good knowledge of game play mechanics and systems
    • Good facial animation skills and techniques, as well as Facial Capture systems
    • Excellent organizational, communication, and time management skills
    • Able to take direction and implement feedback
    • Ability to think outside the box to come up with more efficient techniques
    • Mentor other animators
    • High work ethic and self-motivated

    Required Skills
    Unreal Engine 4 or similar engine experience

    • proficient in Maya and Motionbuilder
    • working knowledge of Facial Capture systems (ie. FaceWare…)
    • TV, Film or Games experience
    • Must have English language skills.  German a plus.

    For more information about this exciting opportunity, please get in touch.

    [email protected]

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