Lead Animator

AAA Game Studio - Competitive Salary - Good Benefits

Shah Alam
Job Type
23 days ago

Skillsearch is helping a gaming studio find a Lead Animator to join their team in Selangor, Malaysia. The role comes with a salary of up to £48,000 and many excellent benefits.  

In this Gameplay Animator role, you will work with design and engineering to create new awesome, mind-blowing systemic animations.  

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

  • Create high-quality animation content in Maya 
  • Help mentor and grow other animators' abilities and serve as a positive role model for the team 
  • Take additional responsibilities as needed. 

To apply for this role, you will need a minimum of 1 shipped AAA game as a Senior Animator (or equivalent). You will also require the following: 

  • 5 years working in the video games industry 
  • Ability to plan, set up and direct motion capture shoots independently and efficiently 
  • Good general technical knowledge of how games work 
  • Script editor skills and good problem-solver/firefighter skills. 

As a vital member of the team and in return for your expertise, inclusive approach and commitment, you will receive a salary of £48,000 and the chance to join a supportive and welcoming team. 

To apply for this full-time Lead Animator job in Selangor, Malaysia, please contact Camille from Skillsearch at cm@skillsearch.com today. Please refer any friends or colleagues for this role or direct them to our Careers page on our website. 

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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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Camille Molo

Team Leader - APAC (Games)

As our Team Leader for our APAC branch, we’re sure the team in Asia is in safe hands with Camille thanks to her having over a decade of recruitment experience! When she’s not finding the very best games talent their dream job, Camille is busy looking after both her son and her three dogs – Brewsky, Nacho and Perry! With her competitive nature and background in sports, she sure is a team player, and a great one to have in your corner.

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