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Motion Designer

  1. Responsibilities

    • Making in-game character motions (modeling/rigging/animation)

    • Making motions for real-time rendered cinematics, adjusting camera work

    • Directing and adjusting real-time rendered cinematics

    Video game consoles nowadays have greatly enhanced graphic rendering performance compared to what they used to. In order to produce convincing graphics and accurately render the in-game atmosphere, the quality of our motions is critical. To breathe life into our games, we are looking for someone completely particular and dedicated to animation.

  2. Qualifications

    • Experience creating motions with 3D graphics software.

    • Either a graduation certificate from university (graduate school), or 10 years work experience relating to art or graphic design.

      (Any period of time studying art or graphic design at school may be included under work experience.)

    • 3D graphics creating experience with any software is acceptable.
      (However, you will be required to use 3DS Max at work.)
    • Please check here for previous development examples:

      FromSoftware Web Site
  3. Type of Employment

    Regular employee (with a 3 month probationary period) or independent contractor.

    We will offer suggestions about the employment type after considering your skills and application.

  4. Work Location

    FromSoftware head office (Sasazuka, Shibuya-ku)

  5. Salary

    Regular employee

    220,000+ yen/month (fixed)

    (Determined based on experience and/or skills)

    [Bonus] Twice a year

    Independent contractor

    400,000+ yen/month (fixed)

    (Determined based on experience and/or skills)

    [Bonus] None

  6. Holidays

    Regular employee

    Weekends (Saturday and Sunday), national holidays, summer vacation, New Year's vacation, special leave for marriages and funerals, paid vacation

    Independent contractor

    Weekends (Saturday and Sunday), national holidays

    Other days off can be taken after consulting the appropriate staff

  7. Office Hours

    Flexible work hours around 8 hours from 10 am


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