Gunfire Games

Animator (Remote Optional within the US)


Gunfire Games is seeking an experienced 3D Animator who loves to work on games, has a great eye for detail and is always striving to push their work to the highest possible level. You will be working closely with the tech team and designers in both 3ds Max and Unreal Engine to help us on current and future titles. Position may be performed remotely although ability to be on-site is preferred.


  • Create high quality animations that portray character personalities consistent with the style and vision as laid out by the Creative Director and/or Art Director

  • Demonstrate a superior sense of posing, timing, and weight

  • Continuously push the quality of the animations

  • Help to identify and solve animation process and implementation issues


  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills

  • Strong knowledge and experience of working with custom character rigs

  • Strong knowledge and experience of creating hand-keyed character animations

  • Strong knowledge and experience working with motion capture

  • Ability to work in 3ds Max using proprietary animation tools

  • Understanding of the technical limitations of game engines and console platforms

  • Willingness to accept and provide direction and work well under pressure

  • Flexibility to cope with frequent iterations

  • Must be currently eligible to work in the USA


  • Extensive experience with Unreal Engine

  • Cinematic knowledge

  • Experience with character and prop rigging


  • Experience working as an animator in the games industry

  • Excellent understanding of the principles of animation

  • Excellent skills in 3D animation software, preferably 3dsMax

  • Passionate about video games and animation

  • Strong ability to deliver on time and to set realistic time estimates for own work

  • Motivated & committed - good team player with a can-do attitude

  • Knowledge of common practices and the understanding of industry trends

The above list of job duties is not exclusive or exhaustive and the hired applicant may be required to undertake additional tasks as may be reasonably expected to perform.

To apply, submit your application via email including the information below along with your resume to

  1. Name:

  2. Position applying for:

  3. Where did you first hear about/see this job listing? (Linkedin, Twitter, ArtStation, our website, etc.):

  4. Are you authorized to work in the US without sponsorship?:

  5. Links to portfolio if applicable:

  6. Any other information you’d like to include or would like us to know about you:

Gunfire Games LLC is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital status, military or veteran’s status (including protected veterans, as may be required by federal law), sexual orientation or any other category protected by law.

Location: Austin, TX

Date posted: 2023-01-04