We're Hiring!

Fancy working for a fun and dynamic company in a creative and technology-driven market? That's great news, because we're hiring.

Below is a selection of our current vacancies - Good luck with your application!

If you can't see anything below that's suitable, don't worry - We're always on the hunt for new talent, so email jobs@kuju.com with your CV or a link to your portfolio and we'll be happy to take a look.


Current Vacancies

Senior Animator


Senior Animator

We are looking for an experienced animator with a good level of technical skill to create in-game real-time cinematics. This is an exciting opportunity to create memorable animations and cinematic moments for a console/PC game based on the successful TV series, Narcos. The ideal candidate will have a strong reel and Unreal Engine experience. This is short-term contract role for 3 months (potential to extend) with some flexible/remote working options although the preferred candidate will be able to work in the office for some of the week.


Key responsibilities

  • Using the Unreal Sequencer to create compelling real-time cinematic sequences combining characters, vehicles, props and VFX.

  • Creating character and facial animations.

  • Animating vehicles, props and cameras.

  • Capturing mocap data using an in-house solution.

  • Collaborating with the team to integrate cinematic sequences into the game flow.

  • Troubleshooting animation issues.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience


Essential 

·         Industry experience as an Animator using Unreal Engine

·         Reel demonstrating life-like and believable animation both figure and facial.

·         Good understanding of cinematic animation/cinematography.

·         Expert in animation authoring software such as Maya, Max, Motion Builder.

·         One or more shipped games.

·         Strong character animation portfolio.

·         Experience Facial animation and lip-syncing

·         Experience using mocap data.

·         Excellent technical understanding of Unreal’s animation workflow.

·         Able to communicate ideas quickly via sketches/storyboards

·         Pro-active, organised, good communication skills and positive can-do attitude.

·         Experience of working effectively in a team in-house or remotely.

·         Passionate about storytelling and performance.

Desirable

·         Experience using Unreal sequencer

·         Blueprint experience.

·         Storyboarding experience

·         Rigging experience (figure and facial).

·         Strong interest in video games.