Senior Animator

Senior Animator

Funcom is seeking a Senior Animator to join our Oslo studio, working on a new open-world multiplayer game using the DUNE IP from Legendary Entertainment. 

This is a position where the right candidate will have the chance to ensure our high-quality bar is realized. 

Your expertise in the creation of animation will cover a broad range of key areas, including motion capture and keyframe animation for humanoids, creatures, vehicles and weaponsYou will be required to be a strong team player, working with other animators and designers to bring characters and creatures to life. 


In this position, you will: 

  • Creating high quality animations for Funcom's projects 
  • Closely work with other animators and designers finding ways to define/design combat systems and how animations interact with them 
  • Team driven, ability to take feedback from peers and mentors as well as providing the same feedback to others 
  • Solves complex problems in resourceful and effective ways 


We are looking for someone that has:

  • 5+ years of Animation experience in the video game development industry 
  • Strong knowledge of 3DS Max/Maya and Motionbuilder essential 
  • Knowledge of Unreal Engine 4 & motion capture animation pipelines 
  • Experience with animation state machines and blend systems 
  • The ability to take direction from the Art Director/Lead and to deliver consistently on time 


About the Company:

The Funcom Oslo studio is a professional working environment with an international work culture, close to 100 people from over 25 different nationalities in one of the happiest countries in the world. 

We are a Scandinavian company and follow Scandinavian work values (check out our company values and history). For you, that means a flat structure in which you can thrive, be yourself, and leave a mark in the studio.

This is what successful Funcom employees have in common:  

  • They identify with, and embrace, our company values
  • They have good written and oral communication skills in English
  • They have a passion for games and your profession
  • They are willing to relocate to Oslo
  • They are able to work independently and to be self-directing

Working at Funcom Oslo offers a flexible 37.5h/week working schedule, relocation assistance, pension plan, healthcare package, social Fridays, free access to gym, and a long list of other benefits. Even more: working at Funcom means being part of a family of kind, skilled and professional colleagues that share a passion for games! 

We evaluate candidates on an ongoing basis and recommend candidates to apply as soon as possible! Average response time is 1 week.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Funcom (Oslo, Norway)

Kirkegata 15
0153 Oslo Directions +4722925900

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