2D Traditional (Hand-Drawn) Character Animator

  • 28738 The Old Rd, Valencia, CA 91355, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

WayForward is an independent videogame developer based in Valencia, California.

Over a quarter century we’ve become one of the biggest independent developers out there, and house some of the finest talent in the video game industry. We’ve built our reputation on solid gaming fundamentals, feature-quality character animation, and flexibility and know-how when it comes to bringing entertainment brands into the world of gaming – both original characters of our own design, or comic book and tinsel town favorites. Over the last few years we’ve become mainstays in the area of rebooting classic game series.

We want to create the most entertaining games under the sun. Our goal is to engage, delight, surprise, and match wits with gamers of all ages on whatever devices they can be found!

Job Description

We are on a quest for 2D Traditional (Hand-Drawn) Character Animation talent!

Join a small-n-mighty team that loves to entertain our audience with high quality 2D Traditional (Hand-Drawn) animation. We love to draw, animate, and play games!

  1. Read the qualifications below!
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Required for Submission: Please include an easy to find link for your:

  • 2D Traditional/Digital (Hand-Drawn) Character Animation Reel with: 

    • Idles

    • Walk Cycles

    • Run Cycles

    • Attacks or other game related animations

  • Images that showcase specific stages of your animation broken into: 
    • Thumbnails
    • Rough Poses
    • Rough Tie-Down Poses
    • Rough Animation

Bonus: If you have easy to find links for the following: 

  • Final Color Animation
  • Timing Sheet examples 
  • Figure Drawing
  • Quick Sketches
  • Character Design
  • VFX Animation
  • Pixel Animation
  • 3D Animation
  • Video Game art :) 





Additional Information

This is a per-project position, but there is potential for long term employment.

***Only those considered for the position will be contacted.