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At League of Geeks we love bringing characters to life!

We're seeking a passionate Senior Animator to help our animation team to flourish, create beautiful animations, and meet the technical challenges of our games. You'll collaborate with, mentor and guide other animators in the art department. You have a strong grasp of fundamental animation principles, have solid experience making animations for games, and can apply appropriate techniques for maximum impact.

The ideal candidate is someone with the experience, initiative and skill-set to take charge of animation at League Of Geeks.

With guidance from the art director and lead artist, the senior animator will contribute to the artistic vision primarily through character animation and helping to realise the game's animated visual style. They will also be expected to actively collaborate with others to develop effective animation pipelines & processes with Maya and Unity.

We are committed to building one of the best working environments in the world. Not to mention you’ll be part of our planning meetings, design discussions, and of course Friday afternoon events, weekly LoG Dog Day, and more.

If you’re keen to work with one of the world’s leading independent studios and get in on the ground floor for our unannounced project, helping to shape our new, original IP, we want to hear from you.

Women and other underrepresented developers, please apply! We pride ourselves on our inclusive work environment and output, so we’d love to work with you.

Requirements:

  • 3+ years experience with Maya and Unity.
  • A solid understanding of the technical requirements and best practices for making animations for games.
  • A love of animating, whether it be a biped, quadruped or even just a simple cube!
  • A strong understanding of body mechanics.
  • The ability to apply different styles to your animation.
  • The initiative, both creatively and technically, to push animation forward at the company.
  • Commitment to mentor other animators.
  • Great communication skills and a dedication to work in a highly collaborative environment

Bonus Points:

  • Experience with motion capture
  • Cinemachine experience.
  • An understanding of cameras and cinematography.
  • Strong facial acting skills.
  • Tangential skills such as rigging and skinning for games.

Your Day to Day Tasks:

  • Create and oversee animation for characters and creatures, and any kind of animation the game requires.
  • With the help of technical artists, build and prototype animation pipe-lines and procedures.
  • Providing feedback and mentoring for other animators, both technical and creative.
  • Collaborate with other artists and the broader team to help bring the project vision to life.
  • Actively improve skill set by keeping up to date with industry trends and techniques.
  • Help LoG build and maintain a great working culture through positive teamwork. This includes contributing to constructive peer feedback, assisting more junior members and work experience students, and raising any issues early with their Lead so they may be resolved.

Benefits

  • Weekly bring-your-dog-to-work day on Monday. Yeah, dogs!
  • Talent development, mentorship and support.
  • Monthly self-directed professional development days.
  • Flexible work arrangement opportunities and family-friendly considerations.
  • Menstrual, Menopause and Parental leave.
  • Sustainable work hours.
  • Friday afternoon team social events.
  • Annual Winter Feast, MIGW party and Summer Family Picnic.
  • Located in The Arcade, one of the world’s first videogame co-working spaces.
  • Located in Melbourne, Australia. World’s most liveable city seven years in a row.

How to Apply:

Send an up-to-date CV, cover letter and link to examples of your work to animator.job [at] leagueofgeeks.com or upload your details here.

This role cannot be held remotely. However, relocation assistance is available for the perfect applicant.

Please note that due to the large volume of applications we receive, there will be a slow response time but we will endeavour to get back to everyone who shows interest!

Salary offered is based on experience, starting at $85,800 AUD p.a. for applicants who meet senior requirements.

For general questions and inquiries, please get in touch via careers [at] leagueofgeeks (.com)

We don’t always get things right and some of our favourite work pals are folks in positions we never even thought to advertise for. So it seems fair to say that if you don’t see a position listed here that reflects your skillset, you could still really make a difference here - and we’d love to hear how!

As a collaborative, agile team, we love generalists possessing deep specialisations and this is an excellent opportunity for you to invest in your skillset, whilst having a major impact on the experiences we craft and deliver to our players.

Women and other underrepresented developers, please apply! We pride ourselves on our inclusive work environment and output, so we’d love to work with you.

Required:

  • Thoroughness and high attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication, creative collaboration and teamwork skills.
  • A commitment to working in a professional, inclusive and supportive environment.

Bonus Points:

  • Demonstrable design and aesthetic sensibilities.
  • 3+ years of relevant, professional experience.

Benefits

  • Weekly bring-your-dog-to-work day. Yeah, dogs!
  • Flexible work arrangement opportunities and family-friendly considerations.
  • Professional development track, mentorship and support.
  • Professional and personal travel insurance.
  • Monthly self-directed professional development and game jam days.
  • Friday afternoon team social events.
  • Annual Summer Family Picnic, Winter Feast and DefGeek party.
  • Located in Melbourne, Australia. World’s most livable city seven years in a row.

How to Apply:

If a future at LoG sounds good to you and you feel we could use your perspective, experience and set of skills, send a cover letter, an up-to-date CV and folio with examples of your work to careers(at)leagueofgeeks(dot)com.

Relocation assistance is available for the perfect applicant.

Please note that due to the large volume of applications we receive, we will only be notifying successful applicants.

How We Work.

Autonomy with Purpose

We believe empowered teams make great games. Facilitation is not just lighting the way, but getting out of the way. We come together every day to craft exceptional videogames, served and supported by strong, compassionate and transparent leadership.

The Three C's

All of our videogames strive to achieve Critical, Cultural, and Commercial success in equal measures. We’re committed to crafting world-class experiences, that drive the medium forward, without sacrificing our creative independence and financial security.

People Make Product

Videogames are rad. Obviously. That’s why we’re here. You know what’s also great? A life fully lived, quality time with loved ones, health and happiness. Crafting world-class videogames need not sacrifice the most important things in life.

How We Hire.

We know your time is precious, so is ours. Getting to know people can be weird too. Real Weird. We have a transparent recruitment framework to ensure it’s as speedy and natural as possible.

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Confirmation Email

You’ll receive an email confirming you are being considered for the position and to arrange a Meet ‘n’ Greet.

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Meet 'n' Greet

The hiring manager and department lead will host an informal interview to say hi, discuss the role and LoG, as well as your application, ambitions and experience.

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Reference Checks

We’ll call a few folk and make sure you’re as awesome as you say (and we think) you are.

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Technical Interview

Next we'll dig into your skills and experience by asking you to present some stuff you're proud of to a handful of your future colleagues.

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Fireside Chat with LoG's Founders

This unscripted conversation is your opportunity to interview the company founders on just about anything you wish.

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Offer

If you’re successful in applying for the position, you'll be notified by phone and receive a formal offer via email.

Benefits.

LoG Dog Day

The most important one first; weekly bring-your-dog-to-work day. Yeah, doggos!

Flexible Options

Flexible work arrangement opportunities and family-friendly considerations.

Career Development

Professional development track, mentorship and support.

PlaySchool

Monthly self-directed professional development and game jam days.

Social Calendar

Friday afternoon team social events; demo days, knowledge sharing, talks from world renowned experts, founder Q&As!

Eat, Play, Party.

Annual Winter Feast, Summer Family Picnic, and DefGeek party.

Aussie Living

Located in Melbourne, Australia. World’s most livable city seven years in a row.

Do Good. Feel Good.

A portion of LoG's profits are donated to a charity of the team's choosing every year.