3D Animator

Posted on:
July 1, 2021

We’re looking for a well-rounded, technical animator to join our team.


Aquifer, Inc., is based in beautiful Austin, Texas. We are transforming how animated media is made by providing media and entertainment companies a revolutionary software-as-a-service platform to collaboratively create animated stories for social and video platforms.  Aquifer enables non-animator creative teams from marketing, social media, to content to produce original animated media from videos to live streams in minutes by combining 3D art, augmented reality, 3D cloud rendering, and predictive filmmaking techniques in one easy-to-use mobile and web platform. Aquifer is helping to shape the next generation of creators and entertainment. Our customers include Crunchyroll, G2 esports, Blue Studios, and more.


You are a well-rounded 3D Animator who is excited about taking on new challenges, like rigging, animation, and pipelines.


Though we prefer the candidate be in the Austin, TX, area, remote candidates are also encouraged to apply.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Clean up and tweak mocap animations

Create and debug blendshape setups on human faces

Rig humanoid characters

Create expressive animations for in-house and customer productions

Must be fluent in both Maya and Max


3+ years experience in animation.
Educational productions apply.
Advanced Maya experience.
Unity3d engine experience.
Must present portfolio of work on applying.

Optional but Encouraged:

Unity Timeline experience

3d modeling skills

Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree (B.A. or B.S.) from a four-year college or university, or equivalent training (required).


When you work at Aquifer, we provide competitive benefits to make your life better:

- Full benefits: medical, dental, vision• 401(K) - no company matching at this point

- Generous paid time off (PTO): Vacation, sick, and paid holidays

- Generous parental leave policy

- Work from home: Home office equipment and supplies stipend

- A unique culture where you can be yourself

At Aquifer, diversity, equity and inclusion are fundamental to how we grow and operate our business. We’re building a diverse workforce that cultivates and supports all individuals. We believe a culture of equality creates a stronger work environment for all employees and that we are all accountable for encouraging and celebrating diverse voices. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Ready to start creating?
Talk with our team.

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