Gameplay Animator

Indie BAFTA Winning Studio - Ownership in Projects - Original IP

Glasgow City
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Gameplay Animator in Glasgow

Are you an experienced Gameplay Animator with strong storytelling skills? If you’re looking for a new role at an impressive studio, keep reading!

As a Gameplay Animator at this studio in Glasgow, you will be working closely alongside the Lead Animator to create impressive and high-quality animations to be implemented in gameplay. Your animations will be focused on characters, creatures and environments that will feature in their large-scale storytelling games.

This studio has won several awards for their original AAA games over recent years, as well as an award for being a great place to work. Currently a small team, they are looking to expand and branch out in the near future, so it’s an exciting time to join them. As well as their friendly and open working environment, you will get to enjoy flexible working hours, life insurance and a gym membership as a part of the team here.

Gameplay Animator responsibilities:

  • Work with other disciplines to ensure animations are as intended for assets
  • Create character, creature and environment animations
  • Work with keyframe and motion capture data
  • Produce large-scale cinematic moments for games and other media
  • Provide feedback for tool development to facilitate improvements
  • Prototype gameplay features and perform testing and bug fixing throughout the shipping and release of games

Key requirements for this role in Glasgow:

  • Significant professional game development experience
  • Have worked on one or more shipped PC or console game
  • Interested in working with motion capture data
  • Strong knowledge of Maya, 3DS Max or Motionbuilder
  • Experience working in Unity or Unreal engine]
  • Able to portray realistic movements within all animations
  • Knowledge of modelling, texturing, rigging, scripting, lighting or video editing would be highly beneficial

Are you up for the challenge of this role? If so, get in touch with to discuss the opportunity. Alternatively, apply online by submitting your CV in the form below now!

Tags: Animator, Gameplay Animator, Character Animator, Environment Animator, AAA, Original IP, Glasgow, Scotland

A little bit about the city: Glasgow

As the largest city in Scotland, Glasgow sits on the banks of the River Clyde and is full of beautiful and peaceful parks. The city’s progressive art and music scene alongside its heritage and history have allowed Glasgow to grow into a vibrant place in recent years. This city has excellent public transport, meaning having a car here is by no means essential, offering a subway, trains, buses and bicycles for hire in 40 locations. As for travelling outside the city, trains to Edinburgh take under an hour, and flights to London an hour and a half.

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.

Whilst we would love to respond to every application due to the high numbers we receive we cannot guarantee this.

Reference: A010602i

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mM Health & wellbeing

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