Lead Animator

Rapidly Growing Independent Studio - Established IP - Great Benefits

Employment Type
Salary on application

Do you have video game animation experience, and are you seeking a new job in Toronto? Skillsearch is helping a collaborative company recruit a Lead Animator, and the role comes with an attractive salary and benefits package. 

If you were already up and running in this role, here are some of the areas you would have been working in last week: 

  • Animating to organizing the department 
  • Communicating with production 
  • Facilitating feedback 
  • Working with other leads to execute the vision for the games we make 

To apply for this Lead Animator role, you will need at least 5 years of professional video game animation experience, and at least 2 years of leadership experience. You will also require the following: 

  • Maya and Motion Builder expertise 
  • Key frame animation skills 
  • Excellent planning and time management skills 
  • Good interpersonal communication skills 
  • A high degree of self-motivation and initiative-taking 

In return for your passion and expertise, we will provide a generous salary and the chance to work in a collaborative and diverse team.  

To apply for this Lead Animator job in London, contact Daniel at de@skillsearch.com today.  


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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Game Art Consultant - North America Daniel Everett

Dan works with Joe and his team working to find the best Game Artists in North America the job they’ve been waiting for! He’s a big gamer himself, so you can be sure you’re in good hands if Dan’s looking after you, just don’t bring up Deathtrap Dungeon as playing that game on PS1 many years ago has left him scarred for life! Get in touch with Dan for Art opportunities in North America.

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