Destiny NPC Associate Animator (New Grad / Early in Career)



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!
During these uncertain times and rapidly changing environment surrounding COVID-19, all positions at Bungie are subject to onboarding and working virtually/remotely.

NOTE:  Eligible applicants must be graduated from a college, university, or related program within 12 months, or planning to graduate this year, or moving from primarily learning to primarily working within 12 months or transitioning from one craft, function, or discipline to a new one


  • 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


  • 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

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, 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. 


Date posted: 2022-07-23