Animation Manager

AAA Growing Company - Award Winning Studio - Competitive Salary

Job Type
Salary on application
18 days ago

If you have experience developing tools for animation-related systems and you're seeking a new job in Amsterdam, Skillsearch wants to hear from you! We are helping an award-winning studio hire a full-time Animation Manager, and the role comes with an attractive salary and benefits package. 

As an Animation Manager, you will support the Technical Animation team and collaborate with the Technical Animation Director to ensure the teams follow the company's long-and-short-term vision for animation tech. 

In a typical week in this Technical Animation Manager role, you can expect to: 

  • Help implement the overall vision and determine technical as well as production feasibility 
  • Work closely with programmers to assess existing tools 
  • Occasionally help design custom ones to improve new or existing pipelines further 
  • Review feature design specs and identify and analyse risks for production. 

To apply for this Technical Animation Manager role, you will need 7 years of working as a Tech Artist in the games industry, with at least two shipped AAA projects in your portfolio and 3+ years of leadership. You will also require the following: 

  • In-depth knowledge of game engines, 3D software (Maya, and MotionBuilder) 
  • A good understanding of scripting languages (C#, Python) and animation-related workflows like rigging, skinning, state machines 
  • Demonstrable experience in content wrangling, workflow streamlining and pipeline management for large and complex projects 
  • Experience developing tools for animation-related systems on previous projects. 

If you’re looking to impact and create change positively, you will be rewarded with an excellent salary and benefits package for your inclusive and committed approach. 

Please reach out to Ashley from the Skillsearch team today at to apply for this full-time Animation Manager position in Amsterdam. 

Here at Skillsearch, we're a recruitment company. In the simplest form, this means we place people at new companies - but it's so much more than that. For the past 30 years, we've been busy helping people (like you) with sought after skills find jobs in the Games, Interactive and Enterprise Systems industries all around the globe. Our company comprises a team of dedicated consultants that work across various niche technologies, including Games, Virtual Reality, AR and XR, Workday, Oracle, Peoplesoft, and eCommerce. We are always exploring other cutting-edge markets. Follow us to see a few of the jobs we're working on, find out which events you can see us at, and keep up with news in the technology, gaming and interactive world. Welcome to Skillsearch! 

Years of experience and salary levels are shown purely as a guide. We will only consider applications from candidates that can demonstrate the skills or experience required for the role.

Please be aware that while we would love to respond to every application we receive, due to high numbers we cannot guarantee this. We do however appreciate any time you invest into the application and will make sure to get in touch should anything in future more closely fit your skillset.

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Ashley Baker

Principal Resourcing Consultant (Game Animation, Development & Marketing)

Ash is one of our Animation, Development & Marketing consultants, working on Joe's team to find the best candidates the market has to offer! However, being great at finding the best people the best jobs isn’t Ash’s only claim to fame... His first taste of success was when he featured in an ad for the Champion’s League! If a job in animation, development or marketing is your goal, get in touch with Ash today!

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