Motion Designer and Animator​

Creative | Montreal

As a Motion Designer and 2D Animator, you will conceptualize, visualize, and produce the 2D animations and FX for our games. You will be a central figure in one of our production team, creating and directing the video FX, character animations, symbol animations, teaser, and gameplay videos of our slot games.

 

You will be given a great deal of freedom and influence over the game visual FX direction and let your creativity run wild. This full-time position requires seamless collaboration with other team members to meet deadlines while maintaining the highest visual standards.

 

Come join us and let’s make great games together!

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You will be responsible for: 

  • Create, and develop enticing and high quality 2D animations and FX for our games
  • Animate 2D characters and FX sprites in Spine/After Effects/Animate
  • Participate in the creative process by proposing concepts and creative storyboards
  • Optimize assets for integration in our game engine
  • Brainstorm, create, and develop marketing teaser videos, gameplay videos, and company promo videos using game assets and video captures
  • Work with the Creative Director, Lead Artist, and Developers to ensure a synergy between the game theme and the animations/FX
  • Meet deadlines and have the ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities
  • Be on the constant lookout for the latest in technologies and animation/FX trends
  • Research, play, and study casino games to stay up-to-date with market trends and competition
  • Meet quality and accuracy standards as required
  • Ability to work under pressure; resolves operational and urgent problems.
  • Perform any other responsibility and/or task related to the position.

Essential experience: 

  • Experience in Slot Games animation and FX a plus
  • BA/BS in fine art, animation, motion design, or equivalent working experience
  • 5+ years as a professional motion designer and jaw dropping demo reel
  • Expert in Spine, After Effects, Animate or any other relevant 2D/Animation software
  • Proficiency with design software, such as Adobe Creative Suite
  • Great understanding and use of composition and color theory, good knowledge of graphic/visual/stylistic trends in films and games
  • Versatile and prepared to learn new skill sets and tackle different tasks
  • Good time-management skills
  • Critical-thinker and problem-solver
  • Experience working with project tracking tools such as JIRA
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills
  • Leadership attitude and not afraid to get your hands dirty
  • Excellent teamwork skills and ability to adapt

Desirable experience: 

  • Slot Nerd or Casino Game Geek
  • Self-motivated with a strong desire to learn and stay abreast of online casino game trends and developments/standards
  • Bilingual (French and English) is an asset
  • The role will be remote-based initially, but preference will be given for candidates who are able to relocate to Montreal, Canada once our offices will re-open
  • Preference will be given for candidates with experience in producing online casino games

Apply for this position.

If you are interested in an open position please contact us at Email: [email protected]

PEARFICTION STUDIOS INC

417 Rue Saint-Pierre, Suite 700-701

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

H2Y 2M4

Tel: (514) 419-7977

GENERAL ENQUIRIES

For any questions you may have you can contact us at Email: [email protected]

If you are interested in an open position please contact us at Email: [email protected]

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