Plarium is a multinational software development company specializing in mobile and desktop games. We have studios in Tel Aviv, San Francisco, Michigan, Krasnodar, Kyiv, Kharkiv, Lviv, and Odesa. Our games are currently played by more than 400 million users across 150 countries.
Plarium Kharkiv is looking for talented Lead Animation Artists to join our Advertising Design Department, which creates promotional art, animation, and other video content to showcase and popularize Plarium games across the globe.
Successful candidates will be able to work at our Kharkiv office or remotely. Relocation assistance available.
Join us and together we will change the face of the gaming industry!
Participating in the creation of animations for a variety of characters
Creating facial animations using rigging or BlendShapes
Giving feedback on the work of in-house animators and outsource studios
Creating character rigs and skins
Working with a camera and setting up scenes based on storyboards/animatics
Preparing animations for game engines
At least 3 years of relevant work experience
High-quality portfolio or demo reel showcasing your previous work
Advanced knowledge of body mechanics
Familiarity with Maya
Basic rigging skills
Comprehensive understanding of human and animal anatomy
Knowledge of Unreal Engine 4 and technical requirements for animation
Experience working with game animations and low-poly models
Experience creating facial animations of characters
Familiarity with BlendShapes
Sound artistic judgement
Comprehensive knowledge of the principles of composition
Keen eye for form and rhythm
Knowledge of the basics of 3D modeling
Team management skills
The opportunity to be involved throughout our full product development cycle
Officially registered full-time employment
25 сalendar days of paid vacation leave
A complete and inclusive medical insurance package for all employees and their children
Professional seminars, workshops, training programs, and the opportunity to attend industry conferences online
Educational English programs, including online lessons with native speakers
Free assistance planning and booking trips from our in-house travel managers
A fully-equipped gym, and Pilates classes both online and at our office
Note: We've had to adapt to the lockdown so read about how we work now.