Senior Animator - Character Design

2020-11-01Design » Other
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Job Description

Senior Animator- Character Design


At Vyond, our mission is to put the power of video in the hands of everyone. Vyond allows people of all skill levels in all industries and job roles to create dynamic and powerful media. With features that go beyond moving text and images, you can build character-driven stories or compelling data visualizations that engage audiences and deliver results.

Founded as GoAnimate in 2007, Vyond has helped Global 2000 organizations, small businesses, and individuals produce their own videos easily and cost-effectively. Since its inception, the Company has served over 12 million registered users on six continents who have created more than 30 million videos.

With offices in Silicon Valley, Hong Kong, and Taiwan, Vyond employs a team of people whose creativity extends well beyond our office walls. We are passionate about the power of video and how it makes the static dynamic and transforms the mundane into the captivating.

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Requirements

Job Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate directly with managers and team leads to develop art and technical direction, workflow and guidelines, advocate best practices for in-house tool development.
  • Work closely with animators, designers and software engineers during the innovation process, identify solutions and meet tight deadlines.
  • Be ready to drive conversation regarding skeletal character development, character improvement related topics. Guide early prototype.
  • Strong cultural awareness and sensitive to mass-market appeal. Ability to innovate with ideas, results that are culturally relevant to our customers (US market centric).
  • Create and maintain high-quality application components and tools.
  • Create a reusable, expandable character rigging set up.
  • Identify the dependencies in current rigging/animation processes and envision potential blockers.
  • Identify current content (skeleton rig and animation) for technical integrity before integrating them into the application.
  • Further the storytelling process by providing the personality, look and characteristics of the characters in content videos.
  • Provide mentorship and feedback regarding design and application of characters to fellow team members if applicable.

Required experience and skills:

  • Animation or related Bachelor’s degree.
  • 5+ years of experience in the game and/or application production environment.
  • Portfolio displaying exceptional process of character design or game development. With demonstration of good sketching skills is a plus.
  • Experience on designing games / applications with a long-term live service. Experience in being lead of character creator development related projects is a plus.
  • Passionate on experimenting user facing character creators in the market, with a good understanding of what makes the application easy-to-use and engaging.
  • Great presentation skills, being able to pitch ideas across the company.
  • Superior communication, organizational, time management and interpersonal skills.
  • Fluent in verbal and written English is a must.
  • Excellent problem solving skills with an ability to identify, troubleshoot and provide solutions for issues as related to the character pipeline.
  • Create and implement concepts using tools and technologies.
  • Proficiency in modern 2d/3d animation and skeleton based tools e.g. Adobe Animate CC, Adobe After Effects, Blender, Spine 2D etc.

The role will help the team to achieve:

  • Building a professional character library with a good diversity for Vyond’s library.
  • Envision the global market standard and support the product in terms of application of animated characters in business / enterprise storytelling.
  • Support character development initiatives in future.

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About us

Vyond
Company website: https://www.vyond.com/



At Vyond, our mission is to put the power of video in the hands of everyone. Vyond allows people of all skill levels in all industries and job roles to create dynamic and powerful media. With features that go beyond moving text and images, you can build character-driven stories or compelling data visualizations that engage audiences and deliver results.


Founded as GoAnimate in 2007, Vyond has helped Global 2000 organizations, small businesses, and individuals produce their own videos easily and cost-effectively. Since its inception, the Company has served over 12 million registered users on six continents who have created more than 22 million videos.With offices in Silicon Valley, Hong Kong, and Taiwan, Vyond employs a team of people whose creativity extends well beyond our office walls. We are passionate about the power of video and how it makes the static dynamic and transforms the mundane into the captivating.

關於公司

公司網站:https://www.vyond.com/

在Vyond,我們的使命是讓每個人都能擁有製作影片的能力,Vyond可以讓不同產業,不同程度的使用者,都能在我們的平台上,輕鬆有效率的做出高品質的動畫。


我們的產品,不單是只能做出移動文字與圖片的動畫,更可以使用產品內的功能,製作出獨一無二的角色,符合您公司的企業形象,再利用自訂的角色敘述出動人的故事。不只如此,Vyond也能將複雜的資訊圖像化,把訊息轉化為簡單理解的內容,讓觀眾可以在短時間內吸收資訊,讓閱讀資料可以更加有趣。

Vyond於2007年成立,到現在已經幫助Global 2000大型公司,小型企業以及個人用戶,超過1200萬的用戶,利用我們的產品,製作了超過3000萬個以上的影片。

目前Vyond 在美國矽谷,香港和台灣均設有辦公室,我們的團隊充滿熱情與創意,我們堅信,影片所帶來的力量,可以把平凡的內容轉換為吸引人的故事,因此我們希望能尋找到和我們有一樣願景的夥伴。

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