资深动画师/Senior Animator - R&D Office, Shanghai Game Studio

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Riot Games

拳头公司成立于 2006 年,负责开发,发行,以及支持全球玩家凝聚力最紧密的游戏。2009 年,我们推出了自己的第一款游戏 《英雄联盟》,赢得了全世界的广泛赞誉,此后这款游戏成为世界上玩得最多的PC游戏,并成为电竞爆炸性增长的关键驱动力。

 

随着《英雄联盟》步入第二个十年,我们也会继续向前迈进,通过云顶之弈、Legends of Runeterra、VALORANT、League of Legends: Wild Rift以及多款制作中的作品,为玩家提供全新的游戏体验,同时借助横跨音乐、漫画书、电视和即将推出的动画剧集Arcane等多媒体项目探索符文之地的世界。

拳头现在已经转变为一个多游戏工作室,我们正在拓展在亚洲乃至国际上的足迹来提供超出全球玩家预期的服务。在为全球观众提供视觉震撼体验的同时,我们也在打造新的游戏,这给艺术家们带来了令人兴奋的亟待解决的复杂问题。在这里,艺术家们不仅相互合作,还与游戏设计师、文案、音频设计师和工程师并肩工作,以确保拳头的每件内容都能达到玩家希望的质量水平。从动画到插图,从电影到漫画,从角色到环境,我们作为一个团队,把玩家体验放在第一位。

 

作为资深动画师,你将负责动画模型研发的各个方面。 在这个聚焦中国市场的研发项目中,你在专注于游戏开发的同时,更需要让角色栩栩如生,来达到支持战斗、角色互动和游戏玩法的目标。

 

你将会创造高质量的动画,并承担其他动画职责,例如新游戏中充满各种角色、生物的绑定、预览和运动图形工作,以及可能涉及到的电影制作级别的分镜。 你将与策划和其他人密切合作,以满足原型阶段开发新功能和游戏体验的需求,推动我们游戏的视觉逼真度并建立组织对我们研发项目的信心,促进整个研发开发周期的高效进展。

 

工作职责:

  • 根据游戏原型的目标,帮助定义角色、生物和过场动画的动画系统和风格探索。
  • 与策划、技术美术和程序团队合作,在前期制作阶段为早期原型来设计和实现合适的动画。
  • 平衡动画满意度和游戏清晰度以传达基本游戏信息,识别动画提升的机会域来强化游戏玩法。
  • 运用灵活的方法和推动快速迭代,同时在前期制作中为动画工艺设置风格和视觉标准
  • 与技术美术及程序团队合作,定义工具,工作流的最佳实践,以及高效的工作流程。
  • 具备艺术的坚持性,同时具备良好的时间管理习惯,来达成由艺术总监和研发开发阶段定义的项目截止日期

能力要求:

  • 5年以上3D游戏动画工作经验
  • 5 年以上的使用Maya的专业经验
  • Unity 和/或 Unreal 引擎的经验

 

Riot Games was established in 2006 by entrepreneurial gamers who believe that player-focused game development can result in great games. We released League of Legends in 2009 which has since become the most played PC game in the world and a key driver of the explosive growth of Esports. With the release of Valorant, LoL: Wild Rift, Team-fight Tactics & Legends of Runeterra, Riot has now transformed into a multi-game studio, expanding our footprint in Asia and internationally in order to develop new games that can hyper-serve players globally.

 

As a Senior Animator in Research & Development-Shanghai, you will be responsible for all aspects of animation prototype development. With a focus on game development, you will bring character to life supporting the combat, character interaction and gameplay goals of an R&D project focused on the China market.

 

You will create high-quality animations as well as uphold other animation responsibilities such as rigging, pre-visualization and motion-graphics work for a new game richly filled with diverse characters, creatures as well as opportunities for cinematic & story-telling sequences. You will work closely with designers and others to develop new features and gameplay experiences that meet the needs of R&D prototype development, pushing the visual fidelity of our game and building organizational confidence in our R&D project, facilitating efficient progress through the R&D development cycle.

Responsibilities:

 

  • Help define the animation systems and style explorations for characters, creatures and cut scenes according to gameplay prototype goals.
  • Partner with Design, Tech art, and Engineering teams to design and implement the right level of animation for early prototypes through pre-production.
  • Balance animation satisfaction and gameplay clarity to communicate essential game information, recognize areas of opportunity for animation to enhance gameplay.
  • Flexible in approach and driving rapid iteration, while also setting the style and visual bar for animation craft during pre-production.
  • Work with Tech Art & Engineering to define tools and workflow best practices, and ever-efficient work processes. 
  • Meet project deadlines in a timely manner without compromising artistic integrity as defined by the Art Director and R&D development stage.



Required Qualifications:

 

  • 5+ years of professional experience working in 3D game animation
  • 5+ years of professional experience working in Maya
  • Experience in Unity and/or Unreal 
  • Experience in mobile and/or AAA development

 

As a part of the application process, you will be expected to provide a portfolio or demo reel of work and may be asked to complete an art test.

 

It's our policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and members of Riot Games, Inc. Riot Games makes reasonable accommodations for handicapped and disabled Rioters and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, handicap, veteran status, marital status, criminal history, or any other category protected by applicable federal and state law, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance relating to an applicant's criminal history (LAMC 189.00).

Location: Shanghai, ChinaJob Id: REQ-0004734

Date posted: 2023-01-04