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3D Game Artist - Animator

About Toca Boca

At Toca Boca, we believe in the power of play to spark kids’ imaginations and help them learn about the world. We design our products from the kids’ perspective to empower kids to be playful, to be creative and to be who they want to be. Our products include award-winning apps that have been downloaded more than 150 million times in 215 countries and offer fun, safe, open-ended play experiences.

Since the start in Stockholm in 2010 our portfolio has grown to include 34 digital toys and a brand new video streaming service for kids. And soon we’ll be rolling out our first physical products.

As of 2016, Toca Boca is part of Spin Master, a global children’s entertainment company that creates, designs and manufactures a diversified portfolio of innovative toys, games, products and entertainment properties. Toca Boca has 99 employees that are based in Stockholm, New York, Toronto and San Francisco.

In order to be able to create more world class digital toys we're looking to expand our team in Stockholm with an experienced 3D Game Artist - Animator. You will work together with talented play designers, artists and developers to produce digital toys for kids all over the world.

At Toca Boca our artists have great freedom and responsibility of the final product. You'll be an integral part of a great team that creates amazing immersive experiences for kids.

We're looking for a 3D Artist - Animator that

  • Loves toys and games.
  • Has 3+ years of experience in working with animation (games or others).
  • Can showcase a strong understanding of timing and weight in their animations.
  • Can rig their own characters and props.
  • Has a strong sense for storytelling.
  • Has created appealing characters and captivating environments.
  • Interested in exploring different animation solutions and expressions.
  • Has created 2D/3D graphics for mobile games.
  • Has Unity experience.
  • Has Maya experience.
  • Pays attention to detail, is curious and takes pride in work.
  • is fluent in written and spoken English.
  • mobile game experience is a plus
  • experience in MEL and python scripting is a plus

What you will be doing:

  • Visual style and quality of the graphical assets and animation.
  • Hands on work rigging and producing animation and graphical assets for the apps.
  • Express and communicate your ideas and visions.
  • Ensure together with the project team members that the animation fits with the overall project goals.

What to expect:

  • Toca Boca expects you to be self-motivated and to continuously want to improve both process and quality.

  • You'll be working with team of artists and developers that come to the office excited to learn new things everyday.

  • We work in small teams of 4-8 people, which means everyone is an important contributor in the project and has a shared responsibility for what the toy becomes.

How to apply:
Your resume/cv is always helpful, but tell us to something more interesting as well. Hence it would be useful for us if you would like to tell us about work you've done that you're proud of, how you like to work, your hobbies, and what excites you about working at Toca Boca.

Timings:
The job is full time, and based in Stockholm. We are interviewing ongoing and wish to fill the position as soon as possible. We apply 6 months probationary employment.

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