Lead Animator

AAA MMORPG - New studio in London - Excellent benefits

City of London
Job Type
Salary on application
5 days ago

Lead Animator – 12861

Are you an animator looking for a leading role? Do you like the sound of managing an animation team to create high quality AAA animations? If so, then read on!

As a lead animator in London, you will have flexible working options allowing you to work hybrid from home. You will be responsible for the animation team and its collaborations with our production teams and artists to maintain animation consistency and implement solutions. You will have player experience at the forefront of your mind whilst developing our animation systems.

This studio is passionate about building AAA gaming experiences, offering their team the chance to have fun, do what they love and take ownership over their work on some incredible projects. As a part of the team, you will get to enjoy generous compensation including profit sharing, flexible working hours, private healthcare, plenty of social events throughout the year, relocation support and a shed load more! 


  • Able to identify and resolve issues proactively whilst reporting back to relevant stakeholders
  • Experience leading a team and delivering AAA gameplay animations
  • An in depth understanding of modern toolsets and techniques
  • Open to working in other disciplines to define animation content and pipelines


  • Managing and developing the animation team to ensure the best standard of AAA animations possible
  • Work alongside the production team and art managers to organise the work and keep track of all risks and mitigations wherever appropriate
  • Collaborate across different disciplines to identify animation requirements and implement solutions
  • Organise mocap shoots and plan work with passion for creating game at the forefront

If this role sounds right for you, do not hesitate to contact Ashley at ab@skillsearch.com

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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Company Benefits

cC Free drinks, fruit or food
eE Flexible working
fF Private medical/dental care
gG Bonus/reward scheme
mM Health & wellbeing
qQ Pension

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Ashley Baker

Senior 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!

Europe: +44 (0)1273 287 007

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