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Animator - Sanzaru

Company: Meta
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

**Summary:**

Oculus Game Studios and Sanzaru Games are looking for an experienced Animator to work across multi-disciplinary teams, both internal and external, to deliver our next Virtual Reality and AAA projects.Sanzaru prides itself on crafting interactive content that delivers high quality, immersive experiences that takes players to unimaginable worlds. We firmly believe to accomplish this requires equal amounts of design, art, and engineering. Everyone at Sanzaru is a contributor. This mentality and culture allows us to create and develop outside the box, providing unique and rich content for players across the world. Sanzaru has shipped countless titles on almost every platform within almost every genre. And we're not slowing down anytime soon. Sanzaru continues to push the boundaries of interactive entertainment and technology on all fronts.

**Required Skills:**

Animator - Sanzaru Responsibilities:

1. Creates jaw-dropping animation for characters, props, and cinematics

2. Thoroughly understands and applies classic animation principles

3. Must provide reel demonstrating strong animation skills including body mechanics, technical, cinematic acting and action

4. Animation experience with wide variety of characters including humanoid, quadruped/animals and creatures

5. Great aesthetic eye to ensure top-notch, realistic, natural looking in-game animation

6. Construct, stage, and frame compelling cinematic sequences

7. Follows direction from animation directors/leads and contributes constructive feedback to other team members

8. Works directly with leads, designers, and engineers to integrate, maintain, and progress animation assets

9. Thoroughly understands and operates within a complex asset development structure

10. Collaborates in the continual development and refinement of animation tools and production pipeline

11. Maintains awareness of the latest animation technologies, tools, and techniques

12. Consistently meets project milestones on time without compromising artistic quality

**Minimum Qualifications:**

Minimum Qualifications:

13. Experience working with Maya and/or other 3D animation software

14. Experience aesthetic eye for composition, mechanics, and physics

15. Experience with 2D/3D animation fundamentals

16. Experience working well under pressure and meet deadlines

17. Experience managing and maintaining large amounts of assets

18. 5+ years of experience animating in games or film

19. Experience with both motion-capture and key-frame animation

20. Communication skills and experience interacting effectively

21. Experience multi-tasking and adapting easily to change

**Preferred Qualifications:**

Preferred Qualifications:

22. Working knowledge of Unreal Engine

23. Entertainment Industry experience in games, film or television production

24. Familiar with Photoshop, Premiere, After Effects and/or other similar software packages

**Industry:** Internet

**Equal Opportunity:** Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations-ext@fb.com.

Keywords: Meta, Sacramento , Animator - Sanzaru, Other , Sacramento, California

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