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With an ever-growing slate of new projects, Triggerfish Animation is set to establish a fresh, new game animation studio in Galway, Ireland.

If you're ready to animate fantastical creatures and incredible fight sequences in major AAA games for EA, Bioware and Disney Interactive then this is your opportunity. You'll team up with the super talented (and pretty fun) crew from Cape Town as you build leading edge projects that can only leave you inspired.

About Triggerfish Animation Studios

Triggerfish, Africa's most successful animation studio, has continually proved itself with an ever-growing list of award-winning films and TV series as well as being the preferred choice for game animation services to the industry's leading game creators.

About Galway, Ireland

Galway, Ireland's cultural heart & Europe's Capital of Culture for 2020, is well known for its vibrant cultural activities and relaxed way-of-life. It has a lower cost of living than Dublin and has great access to a fun range of outdoor activities--a great fit for Triggerfish in Europe.

Salary: Based on experience

Position: Full-time, initially a 2-year contract.

Eligibility: EU Candidates preferred, others welcome to apply.

What would we like you to bring to the team

  • Design game animations, as briefed and directed by the Animation Director/Lead for various clients around the world.
  • Work closely with the workflows and pipelines that Triggerfish has put in place for efficient animation production.
  • Proactively problem solve issues within a highly-collaborative team environment.
  • Be proficient with animating in Maya.
  • What would be an added bonus (but not essential)

  • Animation experience specifically for games.
  • Experience in working with mocap and pcap data.
  • Experience in Unity.
  • What will Triggerfish offer ...

  • A competitive salary package
  • Help and support in relocating to Galway
  • An artist-friendly culture in a small, local studio but with connections to a bigger creative collective.

  • Applications close 1 October 2020


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    Senior and mid-level character animators with a strong sense of performance, weight, timing to create compelling and appealing character animation for feature film. Preference would be for animators to be based at our studio in Cape Town, but in some cases remote working may be doable.
    Applications close 1 September 2020


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    Senior and mid-level roles. Compositing artists with experience in working with compositing shots for animation, with a keenly developed sense of composition, colour and continuity to ensure consistent high quality final picture. Fluency in Nuke or similar compositing package required. Positions open from May 2019
    Applications close 1 June 2020


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