jobby: 2D Animator/Illustrator, Kiwi, Nova Scotia

By Mike Valiquette

2D Animator/Illustrator
Location: Nova Scotia
We are looking for full time, experienced 2D Animator/Artist to join our team, and create an outstanding visual gaming experience for our users on our existing and upcoming Android & iOS games titles.

Responsibilities
•    Work closely with the Lead Animator and Art Director to explore and create animation and art assets for our game titles.
•    Create appealing and entertaining animation in Flash as well as static game assets
•    Create UI, character, environment, prop and FX animation assets
•    Produce art that is consistent with each game’s art direction
•    Integrate and test assets to ensure they meet their intended goals for engineering implementation
•    Design and create visual content for games

Qualifications
•    2 years experience creating game graphics, or TV animation
•    Able to adapt to different styles, from cartoony/cute styles to more realistic 2/3D styles
•    Strong foundational art skills, motion, color, line, form and composition
•    Strong understanding of classic animation principles and fundamentals (i.e.; squash and stretch, staging, timing and motion, anticipation, exaggeration, follow through, arcs and appeal)
•    Excellent knowledge of Illustrator, Flash and Photoshop
•    Strong communication and organizational skills
•    Ability to complete work in a timely basis and make frequent iterations on game content
•    Experienced in creating appealing animation in Flash
•    Experience in 3D (3DS Max or Maya) a plus
Contact: mike@kiwiup.com or visit http://www.kiwiup.com/games.htm

Kiwi is a mobile entertainment company focused on building beautiful, fun and engaging games that can be played anywhere. Our mission is to make millions of people happy five minutes at a time. We create free-to-play mobile games that you’ll never want to put down. Prior to Kiwi, our
founding team has built Top 5 titles on iOS and Facebook.

We are located in San Francisco, but are looking for people in Nova Scotia where we have a few of our lead artists.

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2 Responses to “jobby: 2D Animator/Illustrator, Kiwi, Nova Scotia”

  1. Hello!

    My name is Bijan, and I’m a recent Sheridan Animation graduate. I like the work you guys have done and am interested in hopefully attaining employment. My portfolio is located here: http://bijanistan.blogspot.ca/p/portfolio_17.html and my blog is http://bijanistan.blogspot.ca

    Hope to hear from you soon!

    Bijan

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    • Rebecca David

      Hey Bijan,

      Please apply directly to the studio itself through the links provided. They will not be checking this article for applicants.

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Cartoon Awesome!