3D Animator (Zynga studio)

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We are Socialpoint, a world-renowned mobile games studio based in sunny Barcelona. Our games are positioned in the top rankings of both iOS and Android, and they are played and loved by millions of fans all over the world. We are proud members of the Take-Two Interactive and Zynga family, and we are on a mission to offer a great gaming experience and bring fun to everyone!

Job Description

As a member of the Zynga animation team, your role will be to get involved in the creation of all kinds of cool animations, striving to achieve the highest possible quality of art within Zynga games. You will work closely with the teams during game development and contribute to the company’s research and development.

Main Responsibilities

  • The Animator will be working with a team of Designers, Concept Artists, Technical Artists and Software Engineers to develop amazing 2.5D characters and animation
  • The Animator’s duties consist of a mixture of Character and Prop modeling, Rigging, Texturing, and Animation using a variety of tools and techniques, following a well documented Animation Pipeline
  • Contribute effectively to the art pipeline while understanding target platform constraints
  • Deliver high-quality work, consistently meeting project deadlines/milestones
  • Collaborate with the rest of the Animation Team to obtain a consistent visual style for the game

Required Experience & Qualifications

  • High level of English, both written and spoken (English is our official language!)
  • 3+ years of 3D game animation experience
  • Excellent knowledge of Autodesk Maya
  • Strong principles of Design and Animation
  • Mid - Advanced Skill: 3D modeling (Maya, Max, Blender etc),
  • Mid - Advanced Skill: Rigging & Skinning (Maya)
  • The ability to provide and receive feedback
  • Software experience in: Maya, Unity, Photoshop, Perforce, Git
  • Basic Skill: UV Mapping


Nice to have

  • Basic Unity experience (Project workflow, implementation, etc)
  • Basic 2D or 3D texturing knowledge (Photoshop, Zbrush, Procreate, Substance Painter, Blender, Etc)

What's in it for you as a Socialpointer?

  • Due to the COVID-19 crisis, we have employed a hybrid working from home/office system. So, what does this mean? All we ask is that you live within commuting distance of our office in Barcelona so you are able to come into the office for important meetings/events.
  • Relocation support to help you move to Barcelona (if you’re not already here). 
  • An impressive 25 days annual leave, not including public holidays.
  • A very generous ticket-restaurant to restore some life-points.
  • Private medical insurance for you and your family, to keep your health bar full.
  • Choose from the latest IOS or Android device upon joining (phone or tablet).
  • Free language lessons (English & Spanish).
  • Spotify Premium to add that special soundtrack that every adventure deserves.   
  • Legendary social events & parties to let off some steam.
  • Players develop…Oops, sorry! People development is key for us: an amazing budget just for you to spend skilling up your abilities & knowledge to achieve real growth opportunities!
  • Coming to work in the office?  Don’t worry - we have you covered. Check out some of our onsite benefits:
  • Want to stay in shape? We have state of the art gym facilities so you can level up your build stats.
  • A massive gaming room equipped with all consoles and games you could ask for.
  • Book an appointment with our onsite physiotherapist for your aches and pains.
  • Drop by our onsite hairdressers for a trim (and forget your wallet; it's a Guild perk).

The list just goes on & on... so get your game on & apply now!  Please click “apply” to level up and submit your application in English.

Socialpoint is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. You’re welcome on the team no matter where you’re from, who you like, what you look like, or if you prefer Xbox over Playstation. It’s a trick question – mobile wins every time! We hire based on your qualifications and demonstrated ability to perform job responsibilities. Our games are for everyone, and so is our workplace.

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Life at Socialpoint

One thing’s for sure – talent at Socialpoint is everywhere. From the game teams to the corporate and horizontal departments, each and every Socialpointer is undoubtedly a game maker.

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We build unforgettable games that delight millions of fans all around the globe.

And we do so by thoroughly enjoying every day at work. Having fun is the best way we know to create fun.

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a big family

As a startup, Socialpoint has been tight-knit from the very beginning.

Our roots still remain; only now the family has grown! And not just because there are over 330 of us…

In February 2017, we were acquired by Take Two Interactive, one of the top gaming companies in the world. Today, together with Rockstar, 2K and Private Division, we belong to the T2 family too, and we couldn’t be prouder!

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