Well Known Studio - New IP - AAA Projects

Job Type
Salary on application
4 days ago

Our client is on the hunt for an experienced Animator to join our passionate team of animators in helping shape new or existing IPs. This full-time Mid-Senior-level Animator role is based in Oxford and offers a favourable salary and benefits. 

The title you will be working on is an unannounced, post-apocalyptic survival action game. As an Animator, you will have the chance to work on a range of gameplay animations from keyframe to mocap that will help bring our characters to life. 

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

  • Create high-quality keyframe or mocap in-game animations that meet the standard and style of the desired project 
  • Work in a timely manner and complete work in the desired time frame 
  • Put your work into a game engine to ensure it works and or make changes where needed 
  • Work with and communicate with your fellow animators/peers 

To apply for this role, you will need a good understanding of the principles of animation that you can apply to either keyframe or mocap animation work. You will also require the following: 

  • Ability to animate human/creature motions so they look natural 
  • Knowledge of Maya and or Motion Builder 
  • Basic understanding of how animations are implemented into game engines 

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. 

To apply for this inclusive and collaborative full-time Animator job in Oxford, please contact Eleanor from Skillsearch at today. We'd love to help you get your next role and enable you to fulfil your professional ambitions. 

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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

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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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