Animator - Unannounced Game

Well Known Studio - New IP - Great Benefits

Job Type
Salary on application
15 days ago

Skillsearch has an exciting opportunity for an experienced and collaborative Animator - Unannounced Game to join our client's inclusive team. This full-time Game Animator role is remote and comes with a generous salary, many excellent benefits and the chance to progress your career at a thriving company.

As a talented Animator, you will be responsible for delivering animations that support gameplay mechanics and narrative sequences in a game. You will breathe life into characters and creatures, covering all the actions and behaviours the game requires. In addition, you will be a problem solver and creative thinker who iterates rapidly, exploring ideas and approaches whilst always understanding that animation services gameplay.

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

  • Bring characters and creatures to life, using motion capture data or creating hand-key animation
  • Deliver animation assets that consistently hit style and quality benchmarks
  • Adopt flexible workflows/techniques that ensure animations are being created/delivered in the most efficient manner
  • Work closely with the team to ensure animation is implemented optimally in the game engine
  • Work with technical animators to troubleshoot and improve existing workflows

To apply for this animation role, you will need a passion for animation in games and player/product focussed animation thinking. You will also require an excellent understanding of animation principles and fundamentals and a technical understanding of current/future animation trends. In addition, you should have at least one shipped title in a similar role. The ability to pitch ideas and give feedback to other members of the team is also essential

If you’re looking to make a positive impact and create change, possessing an inclusive and committed approach, you will be rewarded with an excellent salary and the following benefits:

  • Flexible working
  • A bonus scheme
  • Private healthcare
  • Gym membership
  • Generous pension contributions and more!

To apply for this inclusive and collaborative full-time, remote Animator - Unannounced Game job in the UK, please get in touch with Eleanor Widdowson Skillsearch today at We'd love to help you get your next role and enable you to fulfil your professional aspirations.

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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Eleanor Widdowson

Game Art Consultant

Our Art Resourcer, Eleanor is on hand to help candidates with expertise in all areas of game art from Character Artists to Environment Artists, UI Artists, Technical Artists and everything in between – so get in touch if you’re looking for a new role in this space! There’s no rest for the wicked as in her spare time you’ll find Eleanor working on her side hustle – crocheting! Ask her about her Etsy shop to see her latest creations...

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