Animation Artist
Advertising DesignKharkiv

Plarium is a multinational software development company specializing in mobile and browser games. We have studios in Tel Aviv, San Francisco, Michigan, Krasnodar, Kyiv, Kharkiv, Lviv, and Odesa. Our games are currently played by more than 370 million users across 150 countries.

Plarium Kharkiv is looking for talented Animation Artists to join our Advertising Design Department, which creates both engine-based and full CGI video advertisements. One of the main responsibilities of the 3D Art team is to animate game characters used in our commercials.

Join us and together we will change the face of the gaming industry!

Responsibilities:

  • Creating animations for advertising videos taking into account the visual style of the characters
  • Rig customization and character skinning
  • Preparing animations for game engines
  • Creating animatics based on storyboards

Requirements:

  • High quality portfolio showcasing previous projects
  • Advanced knowledge of body mechanics
  • Hands-on experience with Maya
  • Basic rigging skills
  • Comprehensive understanding of human and animal anatomy

Desired:

  • Knowledge of Unity 3D or Unreal Engine 4
  • Experience working with game animations and low-poly models
  • Understanding of the technical requirements for smooth animation in game engines
  • Experience creating facial animations of characters
  • Familiarity with Blend Shape
  • Sound artistic judgement
  • Comprehensive knowledge of composition principles
  • Keen eye for form and rhythm
  • Knowledge of the basics of 3D modeling

What we offer our Employees: 

  • Opportunity to be involved throughout our full product development cycle
  • Professional online seminars, workshops, training programs, and the opportunity to attend industry conferences
  • Officially registered full-time employment
  • 20 days of paid vacation leave
  • Educational English programs, including lessons with native speakers

Note: We've had to adapt to the lockdown so read about how we work now.

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What's next?

Send us your CV
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Found a job that sounds right for you? Fantastic. Send us your resume and a link to your portfolio, if applicable.
Test task
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Our recruiters will ask you to perform a test task. This will allow you to demonstrate your professional skills and give us the chance to evaluate your work.
Waiting for feedback
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After you have completed your test task and sent it back to us, we will need up to 5 working days to analyze it. If your test task meets our requirements, you will be invited for an interview with the technical team lead.
Technical interview
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This will give you the opportunity to tell us about your experience and allow us to explain the technical aspects of the job. If you live a long way from the studio, we can arrange a Skype interview instead.
Meeting with HR
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After the technical interview, you will meet with our HR specialists. They will give you more information on your development prospects in the company and provide details about the employee benefits program.
Ready to start
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When the above stages are complete, we will invite you to our studio to make a formal job offer. If you live in another city or country, you can use our relocation program to help you hit the ground running.
First day at work
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You're ready to begin life at Plarium. Welcome, friend.
Keeping in touch
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We keep all resumes and job applications on file. Don't give up if you're unsuccessful first time round - we'll contact you as soon as a suitable position appears.