About the Company: 

Chimera Entertainment is a creative and independent development studio for digital entertainment software in the heart of the beautiful city of Munich. Our company was founded in 2006 with the support of the production house remote control productions. In addition to developing our own IPs, we implement work for hire, from conception to completion. Gameplay and creative imagination are always in the foreground, and we promote teamwork and talent. In terms of development and marketing of our high-class games, and thanks to our 15-year expertise in the field of mobile gaming and cross-platform-development as well as our award-winning portfolio of top titles such as “Angry Birds Epic” and “Angry Birds Evolution” we are one of Germany’s leading game developers. With you, we want to expand our success within the coolest industry in the world.

As 3D Animator (f/m/d) at Chimera Entertainment GmbH, you will create high-quality, visually appealing games within an experienced, international and flexible team of about 80 people. As a successful and ambitious company with a sustainable and transparent leadership style, all of our employees work with dedication and a team-first attitude. Working on state-of-the-art projects with high-profile partners will be your opportunity to grow and expand your knowledge within the games industry in a professional and friendly atmosphere.

Right now we are also working on a still confidential mobile game based on a popular strategy brand with a leading global publisher!

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Rig, skin, and animate 3D characters with Maya and MotionBuilder
  • Improve the animation pipeline to save resources
  • Create keyframe animations
  • Edit and clean motion-captured animations
  • Create and tweak character animations for cut scenes
  • Work together with the lead artist on animation art direction

Who are we looking for:

  • Proven ability to create high-quality character animations for games
  • Deep knowledge of basic and advanced animation principles
  • You are familiar with different rig systems like Human IK and Custom Rigs
  • You are familiar with working in Unity 3D
  • Basic 3D modeling and texturing knowledge
  • Ability to work self-directed and reliable
  • Highly motivated, flexible, and a team player
  • You have good communication skills within small team structures (written and spoken in the English language)
  • Passionate about video games and game development

The ideal candidate also has:

  • Experience with further animation tools like Blender, 3DS Max
  • You know common and efficient workflows, tools, and development processes in the games industry
  • Strong previous work experience as an animator in the games industry for human and non-human characters
  • You speak or are willing to learn German
  • Ability to create high-quality 2D animations with corresponding tools like e.g. Adobe After Effects

We take care of our employees and provide you with:

  • A highly talented & motivated Team
  • Flat hierarchy in a friendly atmosphere in a flexible working environment
  • A creative, casual, and international workplace right in the heart of Munich
  • Remote work ​possible (We have hubs in Germany, Portugal, Spain, Italy, Poland, Finland, and Romania :) )
  • Being part of a strong family of European game developers
  • Professional health coaching with a Sports Scientist & Medical Training Therapist (OLAO HEALTH) - digital and live
  • A well-stocked library with books, games, and games consoles
  • Free coffee, drinks, and fruits onsite
  • Regular team & company events like a summer party, Oktoberfest, and Movie and Gaming Nights
  • And a lot of fun :-)

We are looking forward to hearing from you!