3D Character Animator (Games)

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

Company Description

WayForward is an independent video game 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 a 3D Character Animator with games experience! Join a small-n-mighty team that loves to entertain our audience with character driven frame perfect 3D animation for games! We love to be creative, animate, and play games!


Please Note: Only animators considered for the position will be notified

Required: Submit the following 2 WEB LINK’s below.

  • LINK 1: Animation Reel with the following below. 

    • Idles

    • Walk & Run Cycles

    • Attacks or other game related animations

  • LINK 2: Process Reel with the following below. 

    • Thumbnails or Reference for animation

    • Rough Poses (Blocking)

    • Rough Animation

    • Final Animation (Polished with Secondary Animation)

Bonus: Links for the following:

  • Playable games with your animation!

  • 2D Traditional Animation (Hand drawn)

  • Spine Animation (Rigged 2D)

  • Pixel Animation (Retro goodness)

  • Stop Motion Animation

  • VFX Animation

  • Figure Drawing

  • Illustrations

  • Concept Art (Characters & Environments)

Additional Information

  • This is an on-site position.
  • Reminder: Only animators considered for the position will be notified