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Animation Team Leader
Israel Studio DepartmentHerzliya

Plarium is a multinational software development company specializing in mobile and desktop games. We have studios in Herzliya, San Francisco, Michigan, Krasnodar, Kyiv, Kharkiv, Lviv, and Odesa. Our games are currently played by more than 380 million users across 150 countries.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible to coordinate with the Art Director and Animators on assignments for the animation team ensuring they meet milestone goals at high quality
  • Following the defined artistic goals and game design requirements through all phases of the game development cycle from pre-production through final product release
  • Oversee the creation of in game character animations and other game assets
  • Motivate, mentor and inspire the Animation team, guiding them through various stages of production with clear direction
  • Ensure set goals will be met from a scope, schedule, technical and artistic perspective while filling game design needs

What we expect:

  • Minimum 5-7 years of experience in animation
  • Experience in a management role
  • Good knowledge of 3DSMAX and CAT
  • Working knowledge of Unity 3D engine from animators view point
  • Understanding in creation of in-game character animation clips
  • Good understanding of animation principles & timing, weight and acting
  • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize the team's work in the context of given timescales and quality requirements
  • Strong leadership skills, time and priority management
  • The ability to review all animation submissions and ensure the quality of the works technically and creatively, both for inhouse and outsource animators
  • Ability to create and develop productive teams
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Self-starter with proactive attitude to improve own qualifications
  • Knowledge sharing attitude and ability to coach less experienced people
  • Fluent English
  • Very good artistic skills
  • Experience in the gaming industry

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What's next?

Send us your CV
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Found the perfect job for you? Excellent. 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. If your test task meets our requirements, you will be invited for an interview with the technical team lead.
Professional 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 professional/team lead interview, you will meet with our HR specialist. They will give you more information about your development prospects in the company and provide details regarding our employee benefits program.
Meeting with the VP / CEO
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In some cases, depending on the position, you will be invited to meet the VP / CEO, for a final decision.
Ready to start
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Once 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.
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