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2D Animation Designer

Division: ZeniMax Online Studios | Department: Art | Location: Hunt Valley , MD, US

Seeking an experienced and motivated 2D Animator to work closely with our mobile team.



  • Create high quality animation content, primarily inventive creatures, characters, and VFX
  • Collaborate with designers on solving gameplay problems while maintaining artistic vision
  • Work with our character designers and/or design appropriate models with animation considerations taken into account
  • Contribute to the creative process with original ideas and inspiration




  • 3+ years of professional experience as an animator
  • Good technical abilities with respect to the implementation of animation into a game engine (Unity)
  • Extensive knowledge of Spine, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.
  • Understanding of the character development process.
  • Deep understanding of classic animation principles (squash and stretch, timing, overlapping action, anticipation, etc.).
  • Demonstrable drawing skills, oriented to but not exclusively to a variety of cartoon styles with a focus on character design. Background, prop design and illustration ability is a bonus.
  • Candidates must be able to work in a small, focused team of designers, artists and programmers with short development cycles.
  • Mobile development experience preferred 

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