Pixel 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

Wayforward has an opening for Pixel Animator and we are looking for someone that can bring a character to life, and has experience creating pixel animation for fighting games. You will start with thumbnails and work your way through to final animation. Above all an animator at WayForward knows that gameplay is king and it’s our responsibility to help connect the gameplay with the audience using animation!   


  • Strong demo reel demonstrating advanced pixel animation skills
  • A complete understanding of classic animation principles
  • Flexibility in handling different animation styles
  • Able to work well under pressure and with deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Passion for making and playing games!

Additional Information

Due to the situation with COVID-19 Wayforward is currently working remotely. Applicants that are located close enough to work onsite at our Valencia office is preferred, but we are also open to considering applicants that would need to work remotely indefinitely.