Location: Netherlands, Breda

NeoBards Entertainment is looking for a talented Animation Intern to join our team in Breda. The ideal candidate will collaborate closely with other departments and studios, ensuring high-quality animation assets are delivered on schedule.

Key Responsibilities

    • Supports the creation and delivery of high quality gameplay animation on a AAA game 
    • Reflects the guiding principle and art vision of the product in animation look and feel 
    • Maintain visibility on the progress and deliver to deadlines
    • Ensure consistent quality and adherence to project standards throughout the entire animation process
    • Contribute to the development of animation processes and pipelines to improve efficiency and productivity
    • Stay current with industry trends and best practices in animation

Required Skills

    • Good knowledge of motion capture, keyframe animation and related pipelines 
    • Experience with Unreal Engine
    • Experience with combat animation for a playable character
    • Please attach your portfolio when you apply for this position
    • Fluency in English; verbal and written

 

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Location: Netherlands, Breda

NeoBards Entertainment is looking for an experienced and talented Lead Animator to join our team in Breda. The ideal candidate will lead a team of animators, collaborate closely with other departments and studios, ensuring high-quality animation assets are delivered on schedule. This hands-on position requires strong leadership skills, excellent communication, and a deep understanding of animation principles.

Responsibilities 

    • Lead a team of animators to complete animation tasks within deadlines.
    • Ensure consistent quality and adherence to project standards throughout the entire animation process.
    • Collaborate with artists, designers, producers, and programmers to create animation concepts that align with project vision and goals.
    • Maintain effective communication with stakeholders to keep them informed of progress and address any concerns promptly.
    • Review and provide feedback on animation work produced by team members.
    • Contribute to the development of animation processes and pipelines to improve efficiency and productivity.
    • Stay current with industry trends and best practices in animation.

Requirements

    • At least 5 years of professional experience as an animator, senior or lead animator in AAA game studios.
    • Experience with creating animation for playable characters.
    • Strong knowledge of animation principles, techniques, and software.
    • Proven ability to manage teams and deliver high-quality animation assets under tight timelines.
    • Experience with Unreal Engine
    • Exceptional attention to detail, communication, and problem-solving skills.
    • Experience in setting up efficient animation pipelines and workflows using industry-standard tools and techniques.
    • Ability to understand and communicate complex ideas visually.
    • Portfolio demonstrating a wide range of animation styles and techniques.
    • Fluency in English; verbal and written.
    • Must be eligible to work in the EU/Netherlands

* Candidate with less experience would be considered as Senior Animator/Animator

Location: Netherlands, Breda

Neobards is looking for an extremely talented and experienced Senior Lighting artist to participate in the creation of the lighting of an ambitious project on Pc and console platform.

Role

    • Responsible for the creation and delivery of high quality Lighting on Pc and console platform.
    • Understands the product art direction and translates it into efficient real-time lighting into the game.
    • Maintain visibility on the progress and accurately predicts and deliver to deadlines.
    • Oversees the quality and delivery of necessary elements.

Key Responsibility:

    • Mentor and grows Junior artists upholding the highest professional standards.
    • Maintain close collaboration with the design, code and rendering team to ensure compliance with design choices and technical performance.
    • Delivers to the highest standards of quality on pc and console.
    • Delivers accurate estimates to project management and owns the delivery on time and quality.
    • Pro-actively manages his/her dependencies
    • Maintain homogeneity of game assets with other lighting artists.
    • Ensure technical and organizational compliance with defined standards.
    • Owns lighting, shader and post effects creation in his/her area.
    • Upholds the Art bible and technical documentation related to Lighting creation.
    • Translates Art direction into the Lighting field and deliver high standard of visual quality and performance.

Required Skills:

    • At least 2 shipped titles as Senior Lighting artist on pc or console and 1 as a Lighting Artist
    • Very experienced with pc and console platform requirements.
    • Expert knowledge in Physically based Lighting setup
    • Written and verbal communication skills (English)
    • Expert knowledge in Max/Maya and photoshop
    • Experienced with engine optimization
    • High level of shader understanding
    • Expert knowledge of modern rendering engine.
    • Keen eye for cinematography and photography
    • Deep understanding of the physics of light.
    • Must be eligible to work in the EU/Netherland