Principal 3D Animator

Independent Mobile Studio - Unlimited Holiday - Completely Flat Hierarchy

Employment Type
Salary on application

Do you have video games animation experience, and are seeking a new job in Barcelona? Skillsearch is working with a collaborative company looking for a Principal Games Animator, and the role comes with an attractive salary and benefits package.  

In this role, you will be a hands-on artist, responsible not only for setting the animation style of future titles but executing it day to day, creating the highest quality 3D animations to bring games to life.  

To give you an idea of how this flexible role might look and feel, here's an idea of some of the areas you might have been working in last week: 

  • Design 
  • Prototype 
  • Iteration 

To apply, you will need 6+ years of experience in a video games animation role and an understanding of classic animation principles and fundamentals. You will also require the following: 

  • Professional experience in 3D rigging in Maya 
  • Experience implementing animations into Unity 
  • Knowledge of technical animation, including animation systems and animation optimisation 
  • Experience working with outsourcing animation companies 

If you’re looking to make a positive impact and create change, possessing an inclusive and committed approach, you will be rewarded with an excellent salary and benefits package. 

To apply for this full-time Principal 3D Animator position in Barcelona, please contact Skillsearch 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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