Do you have a passion for game animation? Are you interested in taking your creative ideas and working with a team to develop fun digital games? We are seeking a 3D Animator with creativity and passion to join our team of developers, marketers and game producers to develop mobile games.
Colto is a multi-award-winning studio based in Milan creating imaginative and educational digital play experiences for kids around the world for clients from startups to global kids brands.
Reporting to the Head of Products, the 3D Animator creates all the animations of the game using software such as Maya or Blender. The successful candidate will be able to concept and create under minimal to moderate supervision.
To create all the 3D animation of the games using animation tools such as Maya and/or Blender.
Work closely with team on the full game development cycle from concepts to production of final assets.
To create animation storyboards and mockups which help communicate the proposed visual elements during the pre-production phase.
Contribute to the design process and be a key member of the game’s production.
Contribute to the game design document in the animation guideline and requirement section.
Communicate with international clients, on a weekly basis, via email, slack or call.
Participate in regular team meetings about the progress of the game development.
Proficiency with Maya and/or Blender and their animation tools.
Strong knowhow of the fundamentals of animation.
Production experience with Unity or significant experience with other modern engines.
Proficiency with Adobe creative suite: Photoshop, Illustrator.
Good drawing and visual skills.
Ability to work with external assets.
Ability to work well in a small team.
Able to work to deadlines.
Unyielding passion for video games.
Excellent English knowledge.
At least 1 shipped title.
Knowledge of modeling, skinning and/or rigging.
Degree consistent with the position.
Experience in the mobile games industry.
Knowledge of Scrum method.
What we offer
Temporary contract/freelance collaboration (based on candidate needs).
Salary aligned with experience and competencies.
Working with a multicultural team in our office near the centre of Milan.
A great working environment and the opportunity to grow with this ambitious company!