2D/3D Animator - this is a Full-Time position in a Gaming IT/Development company

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We are looking for talented 2D/ 3D Animators to join Playsafe, a dynamic and fast-growing IT/Development company based in Cape Town - who believe in a good work/life balance. The offices are situated in Tableview, minutes away from the beach!
This is a well-established company, so a great opportunity if you are looking for a change and for a long-term position.

We are looking for a talented and driven animator to join our creative team. You will be collaborating with a lot of
talented artists, designers and developers to produce amazing works of art. You will be responsible for producing
realistic character and object animations. You will also assist with the conception and visualization of game characters,
effects and environment.
To qualify for this job you must have extensive experience with one or more industry standard animation tools and a
diverse portfolio of previous projects.

• Interpret story boards and designs to create character and object animations.
• Collaborate with design and effects team to understand and integrate motion into models.
• Work with art directors and project leads to conceptualize and visualize character animations and effects.
• Create realistic and consistent animation.
• Rig models and optimize model geometry.
• Design animation and character state systems.
• Develop and optimize animation pipelines.


• Bachelor's degree or diploma in fine arts, animation or equivalent experience
• Proven expertise with 2d and 3d animation packages such as Maya, 3DSMax, Motion Builder etc.
• Knowledge of traditional arts, graphic design, anatomy, cinematography etc.
• Extensive knowledge of principals of animation as they apply to motion, pacing, timing, camera, lighting etc.
• Technical knowledge of computing requirements, hardware specifications, rendering engines, etc.
• Firm grasp of animation pipelines and workflow.
• Must be a team player and must be able to work without supervision.
• Must be highly organized with excellent time management skills.
• Formal training and qualifications in the relevant field is required.

Contact Lynn - email: lynnpdf@gmail.com if you would like to work for a company who believe in a good, balanced work life.
Please send through your cv and a 1-2 minute video - post it up to YouTube privately and include the link in your email to me - you can extol your virtues in your video clip!
Salary: R20,000 - R40,000 depending on experience.

Animator Job Description.pdf
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  • Hi there and welcome!

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