Blue Tongue Animators

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Blue Tongue Entertainment Limited

Blue Tongue Entertainment is a development studio of THQ Inc., based in Melbourne Australia which is currently developing a number of high profile licensed game titles, and is currently looking to hire new staff. The company has been in operation for 9 years and is one of Australia's leading game development studios, based in Australia's most liveable city. We hire only the best experienced and graduate talent, so if you think you have what it takes to become part of our team, we encourage you to apply.

Animators
The Animator is responsible for setting up and animating 3D
characters generated by the art department

Job Description/Responsibilities:
- Character rigging
- Character modeling when necessary
- Character texturing when necessary
- Constructing bone rigs and painting skins for existing models
- Creating world-class animations for organic and inorganic models
- Lip synching and facial animation for scripted sequences
- Working within strict time constraints
- Reporting to art director, producer and project manager

Required Skills/Experience:
- Proven animation skills (2 and 4 legged characters)
- Proven modeling skills
- Proven texturing skills
- Strong knowledge of Maya animation system
- A keen eye for lighting, shading, color, detail and form
- An ability to create natural motion, quickly and with ease
- Exceptional attention to detail (down to the pixel/material level)
- Expert in Max5, Character studio (especially biped), Photoshop
- Strong concept sketch ability a major plus
- Familiarity with technical concepts of real time rendering a plus
- Passion for games and achieving excellence ? someone who always
strives to improve
- Objectives driven
- A team player who has a disciplined and professional work ethic

SUITABLY QUALIFIED APPLICANTS SHOULD SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING:

- Covering Letter (Please Include the title for which you are applying in
your cover letter. If using email, please include the position for which
you are applying in the subject area
- Resume

Please send all applications to jobs@bluetongue.com