Destiny NPC Animator

bungie

Bungie

We are looking for Animators who champion story, character development and the final player experience in every piece they do. To breathe life into the characters that tell Bungie’s stories. To bring smiles to people’s faces as they live the games we make together. If this is the experience you are looking for, we’d love to hear from you. Be a part of our team and lets create new worlds together!

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create compelling animated character performances for Destiny narrative content
  • Work with Narrative Technical Designers to implement character animation in engine
  • Create Storyboards or animatics to drive alignment with Narrative Leadership
  • Work with the Animation Team and the Lead to help set the quality bar for asset creation

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Strong communication skills, and the ability to work well in a team environment
  • Passion and desire to create great games
  • Knowledge of Animating in Maya, knowledge of scripting a plus
  • Understanding of Motion Capture and hand keyed techniques
  • An understanding of Acting and performance
  • An understanding of human anatomy
  • Collaborate productively with others
  • Ability and willingness to follow direction
  • Comfortable performing mocap
Listed below is this role's base pay range within the greater Seattle area, In other locations that Bungie has approved for remote work, this pay range may be adjusted up to +/- 10% and some roles may be classified as non-exempt (hourly). 

This range is determined by an array of factors, including training, transferable skills, work experience, business needs, and market demands. Additionally, it is subject to change and may be modified in the future. 

Bungie employees also receive: 
  • Annual Paid Time Off (PTO) and/or Sabbatical (SAB) based on position level  
    • L13-L15: 20 PTO days
    • L16-L17: 15 PTO days / 5 SAB days
    • L18+: 10 PTO days / 10 SAB days
  • 10 paid Floating Days annually, prorated in the first year of employment based on start date
  • 10 paid Bungie-observed holidays each year
  • One hour of Paid Sick Time (PST) for every 30 hours worked
In the journey to make incredible worlds, Bungie employees don't simply do meaningful work - they receive meaningful support. Competitive salaries and discretionary bonus opportunities are just the start. We offer comprehensive healthcare coverage, generous 401(k) matching, flexible time off policies, paid parental leave, social clubs, and so much more. Check out our benefits page: Benefits - Bungie Careers to see all the perks that come with joining Bungie. 
Washington State Pay Range
$86,000—$114,000 USD
So you don't meet every requirement listed in this job description? Do you think your experience level is not where it needs to be? Studies show that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they believe they meet every single qualification. Bungie is focused on building a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace. If you're interested in this position but your past experience doesn't line up perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we want you to apply anyway. The right role for you may be right around the corner!
 
Most Bungie full-time employees will adopt a digital first approach allowing remote work in Bungie approved locations (outside of positions identified as 100% onsite in Bellevue/Seattle, or individuals preferring a hybrid/flex environment). Prospective full-time employees located outside of CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, IL, MA, MD, MN, NC, NJ, NY, OR, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, or WI will need to establish residency in one of the states we are compliant in within 45 days of a start date. Contractors will follow a digital first approach adhering to the location guidelines agreed upon by our third-party employer/vendor and Bungie. Bungie’s remote policy is subject to change at the company’s discretion. 

Location: Hybrid / Bungie-Approved Remote Locations

Date posted: 2023-01-03