Job Title: Expert Gameplay Animator – Infinity Ward Requisition ID: R022964 Job Description:

Your Platform Founded in 2002, Infinity Ward is the original studio behind the Call of Duty franchise. The titles developed by Infinity Ward have won more than 200 “Game of the Year” awards and 100 “Editor’s Choice” awards, among many other industry accolades. Some of our previous titles include: Call of Duty: Ghosts , Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare and most recently, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare . Infinity Ward employs more than 250 people in Woodland Hills, Calif., just outside of Los Angeles. A critically acclaimed studio, Infinity Ward is proud to have one of the most passionate and talented development teams in the industry. We love to have as much fun as the games we create, and it shows in our relaxed, yet diligent, workplace environment. We believe that making the best games relies on having the best people, so we like to look after ours. We enjoy having fun with top-notch events that everyone gets involved with. Infinity Ward is wholly owned by Activision. To learn more about our studio, please visit us at

https://www.infinityward.com/ , on Facebook at

https://www.facebook.com/InfinityWard/ , and

@InfinityWard

on X. Your Mission Infinity Ward, developer of numerous award-winning games, including Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, is seeking an Expert Gameplay Animator with experience in game development and an interest in working with next-generation technologies. Job duties include: Create high quality realistic key-framed and motion capture animations, demonstrating a strong sense of posing, timing, and weight Work closely with the Lead Animator and animation team to establish character motion and personality Accept direction and cooperate with the team to meet production deadlines design and take ownership of animation features Qualifications 6+ years of professional experience Proficiency in both realistic key frame and motion capture animation Proficiency in Maya Strong experience working with node-based graphs and building gameplay systems High comfort level with utilizing game engine pipelines Ability to use debugging tools to identify and solve gameplay issues Excellent communication and organizational skills Strong passion for animation and video games “We love hearing from anyone who is enthusiastic about changing the games industry. Not sure you meet all qualifications? Let us decide! Research shows that women and members of other under-represented groups tend to not apply to jobs when they think they may not meet every qualification, when, in fact, they often do! At Activision Blizzard, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage you to apply.” About Infinity Ward Founded in 2002, Infinity Ward is the original studio behind the Call of Duty franchise. The titles developed by Infinity Ward have won more than 200 “Game of the Year” awards and 100 “Editor’s Choice” awards, among many other industry accolades. Some of our previous titles include: Call of Duty: Ghosts, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare and most recently, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. Infinity Ward employs more than 250 people in Woodland Hills, CA, just outside of Los Angeles. A critically acclaimed studio, Infinity Ward is proud to have one of the most passionate and talented development teams in the industry. We love to have as much fun as the games we create, and it shows in our relaxed, yet diligent, workplace environment. We believe that making the best games relies on having the best people, so we like to look after ours. We enjoy having fun with top-notch events that everyone gets involved with. Infinity Ward is wholly owned by Activision. To learn more about our studio, please visit us at https://www.infinityward.com/, on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/InfinityWard/, and @InfinityWard on Twitter. Our World Activision Blizzard, Inc. is one of the world’s largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty , World of Warcraft , Overwatch , Diablo , Candy Crush

and Bubble Witch . Our combined entertainment network delights hundreds of millions of monthly active users in 196 countries, making us the largest gaming network on the planet! Our ability to build immersive and innovate worlds is only enhanced by diverse teams working in an inclusive environment. We aspire to have a culture where everyone can thrive in order to connect Rewards We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ – we’ve got our employees covered! Subject to eligibility requirements, the Company offers comprehensive benefits including: Medical, dental, vision, health savings account or health reimbursement account, healthcare spending accounts, dependent care spending accounts, life and AD&D insurance, disability insurance; 401(k) with Company match, tuition reimbursement, charitable donation matching; Paid holidays and vacation, paid sick time, floating holidays, compassion and bereavement leaves, parental leave; Mental health& wellbeing programs, fitness programs, free and discounted games, and a variety of other voluntary benefit programs like supplemental life & disability, legal service, ID protection, rental insurance, and others; If the Company requires that you move geographic locations for the job, then you may also be eligible for relocation assistance. Eligibility to participate in these benefits may vary for part time and temporary full-time employees and interns with the Company. You can learn more by visiting

https://www.benefitsforeveryworld.com/

. In the U.S., the standard base pay range for this role is $97,200.00 – $179,900.00 Annual. These values reflect the expected base pay range of new hires across all U.S. locations. Ultimately, your specific range and offer will be based on several factors, including relevant experience, performance, and work location. Your Talent Professional can share this role’s range details for your local geography during the hiring process. In addition to a competitive base pay, employees in this role may be eligible for incentive compensation. Incentive compensation is not guaranteed. #J-18808-Ljbffr Recommended Skills

  • Computer Animation
  • Coordinating
  • Game Engine
  • Hardworking And Dedicated
  • Passionate
  • Video Game Development

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