Senior Animator

PierPlay    Los Angeles, CA
Job Description


Scopely is the leading touchscreen entertainment network. Founded in 2011, Scopely partners and collaborates with elite game developers and global entertainment companies to bring industry leading distribution and monetization technology to free to play games. Scopely oversees marketing, analytics, ads, business development, live ops, quality assurance, community management, and more, empowering developers to focus on building and refining great gameplay experiences to earn the loyalty and love of millions of players around the world.

Scopely’s partner studio PierPlay is looking for a passionate, fun, and talented lead or principal artist to guide conceptual art on a soon-to-be-released major mobile title. You will be responsible for generating inspiring and awe-inducing visuals for new features and gameplay in a highly agile and iterative game design and release process.


  • Work with art director to establish quality bar for animation, vfx and other ambient effects in the game
  • Develop 2D animations and visual effects to bring characters, objects, UI elements, menus and dialogs of the game to life.
  • Develop 3D animation and visual effects to meet design goals and support the animation style.
  • Work with technical artists and programmers to enhance programmatic and procedural animations in the game.
  • Implement animations into Unity and optimize assets.
  • Help other artists to improve the quality of their work
  • Anticipate issues and is proactive in developing solutions
  • Utilize internal tools and procedures and works with engineering to meet technical requirements
  • Generate time estimates when needed
  • Maintains flexibility to assist with special projects, as needed
  • Qualifications

  • At least 5 years experience as an animator in games (mobile game experience preferred)
  • Experience in Aftereffects, Spine or other 2D animation / visual effects software required.
  • Experience animating and rigging in 3dsMax, Maya or other 3D animation software required.
  • Experience in Unity required
  • Should be a strong artist/illustrator
  • Has a positive attitude and enjoys working on a team
  • Ability to give concise and constructive critiques of other Artists’ work
  • Ability to receive and respond appropriately to critiques from all members of the development team
  • Challenges one’s self to raise the bar on his/her own work and that of the company
  • Strong ability to communicate ideas visually and in writing

  • Fri, 25 Jan 2019 12:17:28 GMT

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