2D Animator – ELK Studios

ELK Studios
Stockholm

To ensure we stay ahead of our competitors and continue to build fantastic mobile casino games, which are enjoyed by over two million players so far, ELK Studios is now looking for an Animator to join our studio in Stockholm. With your passion for breathing life into characters, creatures and objects you will help us evolve our games and ensure we develop amazing mobile casino games.

The Animator role is about creating game flows and animations. It includes the following key responsibilities:


Responsibilities

  • Work closely with artists, other animators and programmers to collaboratively bring characters and objects to life
  • Create and implement high-quality in-game 2D animations
  • Add dynamic elements and visual effects to static assets in a meticulous manner, in different formats
  • Create intricate but conceptually sound animations that enhance the player experience
  • Use source files prepared by the Artists
  • Creatively and proactively solve resource-restricted tech challenges while working on the art assets that make it in game

Requirements

  • At least 3 years’ of experience in a similar role
  • Understanding of core principles of animation and how they translate to games
  • Strong knowledge of After Effects and Photoshop
  • Strong understanding of the animation development pipeline, including storyboarding, block-in and polish
  • Creative and innovative to find solutions which maximizes the game experience in relation to the technical limitations
  • Self-driven, responsible and detail-oriented person
  • Ability to tackle challenges and solve problems with a strong sense of ownership
  • Strong passion for making the best gambling experiences ever
  • Ability to work closely with many other disciplines and be a team player

Valuable characteristics

  • Previous experience from the gaming and/or gambling industry
  • Solution-oriented with an innovative and creative thinking
  • Knowledge of Maya

We offer

  • A spot within a creative and high quality focused Game Studio
  • An open workplace with unlimited possibilities to grow
  • A central located office at the top of Stockholm Central Station
  • Salary and benefits in line with market conditions


If this sounds like you, please apply to careers@elk-studios.com with subject Animator. Include a link to your showreel, CV and cover letter describing what makes you the perfect candidate.

You will be asked to perform a smaller animation related assignment as an essential step in the recruitment process.

For questions or further information please contact:
Marie Zide 076 – 144 13 86

ELK started in 2013 as the first Swedish game studio with a clear focus on delivering quality casino games for mobile platforms. Our goal is to build the most entertaining games in the industry.

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