3D Character Animator (m/f)

For further expansion of our team in cologne, we are currently seeking at the earliest possible date especially 3D Character Animator.

Your tasks
  • Animate in the field of 3D animation films and 3D games, serious/applied games, mobile games/apps, and VR/AR
  • Create keyframe animations and rigs within Maya for both characters and props
  • Work very closely together with 3D/2D artists, programmers, game designers and project managers to implement the animations inside the Unity engine
  • Conceptualize, efficiently create, and optimize reusable and reliable animations
Your profile
  • Have a valid work permit for Germany/EU
  • University degree in arts / design or a comparable work experience in the animation/gaming industry
  • At least 1 year of experience in both 3D animation with a strong portfolio
  • Deep understanding of movement, body mechanics, posing, acting and the 12 principles of animation
  • Strong skills in Maya. Experience in other 3D (3DS Max, Blender) and Adobe software (InDesign, Photoshop, Premiere, Illustrator etc.) is a plus
  • A team player with the ability to work in a team personally, independently and with a sense of responsibility
  • Have the ability to adapt quickly to new areas of activity and to continuously expand your knowledge
  • Possess an exquisite attention to details, good organizational skills and you enjoy animating for software, film and games
  • Value giving and receiving constructive feedback
  • Good knowledge of German and English
  • Any additional skills of Unity, 3D modelling, texturing and rigging are a major plus
We offer
  • Interesting prospects and exciting, challenging tasks
  • A good and considerate working climate in a highly motivated team
  • Exciting and international projects, and an inspiring work atmosphere provide space for your personal growth
  • Modern working conditions, flat hierarchies, and flexible work-time arrangements
  • Modern hardware and latest development tools and techniques in a central location in Cologne
  • Great opportunities for personal advancement and career opportunities by working autonomously
  • A performance-matched, competitive salary
We are looking forward to your application!

If you are interested we look forward to receiving your application by e-Mail to jobs@nurogames.com.


Nurogames GmbH
Herr Jens Piesk
Schaafenstr. 25
50676 Köln

Tel.: 0221 39880840
Fax: 0221 3988004

Employment Type
Beginning of employment
Next possible
Duration of employment
Job Location
Schaafenstraße 25, 50676, Köln, NRW, Deutschland
Working Hours
40 Hours a week
Date posted
December 16, 2019
Gültig bis
December 31, 2020
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If you are interested we look forward to receiving your application by e-Mail to jobs@nurogames.com.

Position: 3D Character Animator (m/f)

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