Mid Level Animator

Hekate GmbH,Posted 2 years ago


Full time


Relocate, Remote, Berlin

Hekate is a upcoming indie studio from Berlin with Double AA ambitions founded in 2019. Our team of 15 people are currently working on our first title Ad Infinitum which will be released worldwide for all current consoles and PC.

We are currently looking for a new team member to join us full time as

What are you working on?
  • The name of the project(s): Ad Infinitum
  • At what stage of the project(s)? Alpha
  • Genres: Action, Adventure
  • Platforms: PC, VR, Console
Team size and structure?


For which tasks (responsibilities)?

As mid level 3D animator you take responsibility and ownership of all animation aspects of the project. You support the team with high quality key framed gameplay animations, cutscenes, RIGs.


  • Creating keyframes animations for gameplay and cutscenes.

  • Planing of all relevant animations, including storyboards and reviews using syncsketch.

  • Implementing gameplay animations and cutscenes into Unreal Engine 4

  • Coordinating with internal and external animators.

  • Close collaboration with the in house Design- Art- and Sound Department.

  • Constantly improving and advocating the in house pipeline.

  • Delivering timely and high-quality results.

  • Actively seeking out, incorporating and providing feedback to and from the team.

What kind of professional are we looking for?
  • Highly skilled in Maya

  • Good knowledge of UE4

  • Exceptional feeling for movements and timing

  • Expert knowledge of Unreal Engine 4 animation pipeline

  • Expert knowledge of Maya

  • Deep understanding of the sequencer in UE4

  • Fluid spoken and written communication skills in English

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • At least 3 – 5 years of experience in 3D Animation for console or PC games

  • At least two commercial projects created in UE4

  • Experience with creature animations

  • Bachelor level education in a related field (f.e. computer science)

What is important for us in a person?
  • Proficient English language skills

  • Very structured & organized

  • Excellent Time management, Creative Process and Production Process skills

Why do we enjoy working here?
  • Work on an exciting new IP

  • Becoming a key member of one of the most exciting games startup in Berlin ;o)

  • Ambitious team with flat hierarchy but good structures

  • Reasonable creative freedom

  • Highly skilled, friendly and motivated colleagues

What are the conditions and bonuses?
  • Fair compensation

  • Flexible work hours & remote work are possible

  • Crunch avoiding philosophy

  • Large office space, well-equipped workplace in the heart of Berlin with many food options nearby and public transport connections

  • Regular Team Events

  • Everyday benefits like free water, coffee, fresh fruits

The selection process

Applicants must deliver a resume and Portfolio to be considered for this position. If we like your application, we will invite you for an interview. Afterwards, you will be given a small test task to complete.

Please note: We are also open to hire anyone with an Ukrainian passport either remotely or with relocation possible!

Hekate GmbH

Company type: developer

Employees: 11-50

Platforms: PC, Console, VR/AR

Genres: Action, Adventure


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