3D Character Animator, Bitmoji at Snap Inc.
Bitmoji is the digital you: a stylized, fun, amazingly accurate representation of self that enhances how you communicate and interact with friends. Bitmoji allows you to instantly express yourself in meaningful ways that words alone can’t capture, across an increasing range of platforms and media.
We're looking for a 3D Character Animator to join Team Bitmoji! Working from our Los Angeles, CA headquarters, you will produce high quality character animation for AR experiences, games and other products, and occasionally assist in other parts of our CG pipeline. We’re a nimble team so being able to handle a variety of tasks and generate new, creative ideas is ideal for this role.
What you'll do:
Animate 3D Bitmoji avatars and props in Maya with instructions from project lead. Will make creative decisions to produce fun, engaging animations with good timing, weight, acting and appeal. Most of your time will be dedicated to this
Occasionally assist in other parts of our CG production pipeline
Help optimize our pipeline by diagnosing problems and supporting tool development
Collaborate with modelers, riggers, VFX artists, prototypers, and engineers
3+ years 3D character animation experience with strong demo reel showcasing your work
Proficiency in Maya
Bachelor's Degree or certificate in 3D Animation, Classical Animation, or related experience
Demo reel or portfolio showcasing additional CG or artistic skills such as modeling, texturing, shading, lighting, compositing, design, story, etc.
Versatile skill set and ability to perform tasks at a high level in multiple parts of CG pipeline
Passion for creating new products and exploring new ideas beneficial to the team and product
Strong communication skills and preference for working within a collaborative team environment
Ability to solve technical problems related to animation and other departments
Ability to learn and adapt to new workflows and methods
Creativity, precision, and an eye for detail
Ability to complete tasks within production schedules and deadlines in an organized manner
Openness to guidance and reviews from both creative and technical supervisor(s)
A proactive team member eager to learn, grow and arise to challenges with a focused and determined approach
Knowledge of Unity and Unreal Engine
Game background and/or understanding of optimization processes
Experience working with Lens Studio https://lensstudio.snapchat.com