Ghostpunch Games | Animator (Remote)

November 4, 2023
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Job Description

The Animator is responsible for creatively animating characters and other 3D elements for games based on stylistic direction from the project Designer and Lead Artist.


  • Use independent judgment and creativity to animate 3D content such as non-player characters, vehicles, animals and/or other objects within a game.
  • Use traditional animation techniques to prepare 3D non-player or lower-poly characters and objects for animation including creating character skeletons and paths for objects to follow.


  • Traditional art skills are preferred.
  • Must possess knowledge of how to prepare characters for animation.
  • Must have strong working knowledge of Max, Maya or equivalent 3D software package.
  • An exposure to and an interest in playing many types of video games is preferred.
  • Must be able to present a portfolio demonstrating skills in the animation of 3D characters and objects.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field and at least 5 years of experience as an Animator/Technical Animator in the gaming industry or an equivalent combination of education and practical work experience.
  • Must have experience in Technical Animation for at least 1 AAA PC/Console title.
  • Must have a passion for games and making games!

Why Ghostpunch Games?

Work Culture

  • Remote, Hybrid, and On-site policy.
  • Collaborative, open-minded, creative environment
  • Teamwork makes the dream work (as true as it is corny!)

Project Scope

  • Multiple projects available to work on
  • AAA quality, Genre-spanning, PC/Console/VR

Partnerships/History include

  • Sony 2K, Activision, Warner Brothers, Gearbox, and more!

Top/Recent projects include

  • Outriders, Risk of Rain 2, Borderlands 3, Mortal Kombat 11, Battleborn, Civilization VI, VainGlory, and more!
  • Learn more about our partnerships and projects here!


  • 401K with company matching
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Paid Holidays
  • PTO accrual

Ghostpunch Games is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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Company Name
Ghostpunch Games

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