Animation Production Director

AAA - Top 3 UK Studio - Fantastic Benefits

Edinburgh City
Job Type
Salary on application
23 days ago

Skillsearch is helping a games studio find an experienced Animation Production Director to join their inclusive and collaborative team in Edinburgh. The full-time role comes with a generous salary and benefits package. 

As an Animation Production Director, you will oversee building, managing, and leading the global animation production team. You will also provide guidance and direction to ensure project goals and deliverables are clearly communicated and achieved.  

In your first few weeks in this role, you can expect to: 

  • Coach members of the Production team on how to identify and anticipate risks associated with projects currently in development, and propose effective solutions 
  • Negotiate requirements and their priority for competing projects and feature requests across multiple teams 
  • Continue to develop and improve new and existing production methodologies. 

To apply for this Animation Director role, you will need extensive management experience in a production or development environment. You will also require the following: 

  • Demonstrable experience producing and shipping AAA games in a leadership role 
  • Experience developing and mentoring a team of producers 
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work with a variety of different personalities. 

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

If this full-time Animation Production Director job in Edinburgh motivates and inspires you, please contact Jay from Skillsearch at today. We'd love to help you get your next role. 

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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Jay McDougall

Recruitment Resourcer

Jay is a resourcer on our art team, working alongside Joe, although resourcing is not Jay’s only talent… He also DJs and runs Brighton’s biggest electronic dance music label, so when he’s not in the office you can catch him in shows across the city and making content for his YouTube channel! 

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