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Incubation Senior Gameplay Animator

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Incubation Senior Gameplay Animator

Bungie needs you to help bring animation to the next level on one of our exciting new projects. Are you interested in creating immersive player fantasies through your animation in a real-time environment? We need someone to balance the creative art of animation with the technical challenge of delivering on our promise of a world class gameplay experience.

As a Senior Gameplay Animator you will be involved in all aspects of combat animation, from the initial concept of motion to its technical considerations. In addition to collaborating with other teams on the look and feel of our new project's gameplay.

This is a ground floor position in which you will also drive our player and combatant animation system workflows and work with engineering to improve our custom toolset. Most importantly, you will empower the player through fun animation performances.

If you are a self-driven generalist, are the ultimate team player, and possess the desire to make great games, this is the opportunity to hone your skills at the next level!


  • Create high quality 1st & 3rd person animations through keyframe and motion capture editing
  • Advocate the player experience and work with design on the future of Bungie's combat
  • Work with the project directors to ensure quality and consistency across asset creation
  • Collaborate with a small team of peers in completing projects and tasks
  • Strive to optimize and enhance an effective animation pipeline while identifying workflow improvements
  • Promote a positive attitude and a desire to grow yourself and others

Required Skills

  • Solid understanding of 1st person gameplay mechanics, immersive camera motion, and core game design principals
  • Senior experience animating 1st person and 3rd person content on multiple shipped AAA titles
  • Proven experience collaborating and communicating with multiple disciplines, peers, and managers
  • Advanced understanding of the core principals of animation
  • Outstanding ability to problem solve and drive creative solutions
  • Desire and skillset to create world class games
  • Thorough knowledge of Maya

Nice To Have Skills

  • Proven ability to provide leadership and direction to other animators
  • Love of competitive games

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