2D/ 3D Animator and Creative Writer Jobs in Lagos at Genii Games Limited

Genii Games Limited is a company that primarily caters for the promotion and preservation of indigenous African Cultural values among kids using interactive media such as mobile apps.

We are constantly re-imagining and creating products that provide kids with a fun and engaging experience to learn and appreciate their cultural values. Hence, we are searching for someone who is ambitious, fun, and creative to work with our team.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: 2D/ 3D Animator

Location: Yaba, Lagos

Job Purpose

  • As animator, your main task is to create feature level animations using defined cultural themes especially for kids.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Create and animated characters, environments and effects for children’s educational resources
  • Develop and manage asset pipelines
  • Animate concepts to meet defined audiences and themes
  • Demonstrate a strong sense of performance posing, timing, weight and lip sync
  • Deliver quality work in a timely manner
  • Meet project milestones and deadline set by the team
  • Work with a team of writers, concept artists, sound engineers, voice-over artists on storyboards/animatic to bring characters to life

Person Specification

  • Proficiency in 2D or 3D modeling and animation tools such as Toon Boom, Adobe Flash, Autodesk Maya, Blender (please indicate the software you’re most proficient at)
  • Have good drawing skills using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Experience with an animation studio or participation in an animated short is an added advantage
  • Flexibility to develop animations for various uses – games, videos etc.
  • This is a full-time role and the candidate will be an essential member of the team and therefore needs to be willing to hit the ground running from day 1.
  • Ideal opportunity for an undergraduate, graduate or equivalent.
  • Genii Games is built on the passion of its members and a purpose to create engaging experiences from our rich cultural heritage, hence it’s a great opportunity for you to channel your skills into our offerings.
  • Great communication skills and enjoy working in a team
  • Knowledge of After Effects is also an advantage
  • Have a good working knowledge and understanding of the animation production cycle for multiple media/platforms (web, tv, games)

Job Title: Creative Writer

Location: Yaba, Lagos

Job Purpose

  • As creative writer, you will explore various channels and resources with the objective of providing clear structures and scripts for our content development.
  • Also, you will maintain relationships with new and existing network of resource persons such as teachers, pedagogical experts etc.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Curate contents for social media and blog
  • Create scripts around pre-defined themes for new products
  • Work with professionals such as educators and other content providers in creating uniform content structures and scripts for meeting defined objectives
  • Work with our team of designers, voiceover artistes etc. during content development sessions
  • Research into pedagogical trends for kids

Person Specification
Our preferred candidate is one who demonstrates the following qualities:

  • Candidate should be bright, enthusiastic and willing to go the extra mile in meeting defined objectives
  • Candidate should have a good knowledge of Microsoft Word and text editing software.
  • Candidate must be confident enough to work on his or her own and be bursting with original content ideas
  • Possess good communication skills as candidate may be regularly involved in meetings.
  • Candidate must be willing to move freely around Lagos and outside when required in meeting content providers
  • A knack for social media with active engagement is an added advantage.
  • Willing to research into educational subjects around kids and African Cultures
  • Ideal opportunity for an undergraduate, graduate or equivalent.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: [email protected]

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