Principal Animator

Award Winning AAA Studio - Diverse Upcoming VR Games - Leading Indie Developer & Publisher

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Remote Principal Animator 

If you’re an experienced Game Animator looking for a new opportunity to build an develop an animation team as well as creating stunning animations for gameplay. 

As a Principle Animator at this AAA studio, you will be working on a remote basis and reporting directly to the Art Director. You will play a central role within the studio, driving high quality animation into their exciting new VR game. 

This award-winning studio are dedicated to creating unique and exciting virtual reality games. With a team of industry pioneers, the games they put out are of the highest quality. Having worked on some huge IPs from blockbuster entertainment franchises to leading video game brands, and with an exciting VR game in the pipeline, this is an exciting time to join the team! 

You’ll get to enjoy some great perks from flexible working hours to shares options to loads of team social events throughout the year and many more! 

Principal Animator key responsibilities: 

  • Create impressive animations using character animation skills 
  • Work with the Art Director to analyse how the art direction can be interpreted in the animation discipline 
  • Craft diverse animation techniques and styles 
  • Work closely with other disciplines to deliver a high-end product 
  • Hold responsibility for the growth of the animation team 

Essential requirements for this remote role: 

  • Extensive experience in real time animation 
  • University degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject 
  • Strong understanding of animation principles and a range of animation styles 
  • Experience with Motion Builder and Motion Capture 
  • Experience with Maya, Unreal Engine 4, Unity, etc. 

Are you up to the challenge of this role? If so, contact to discuss the opportunity or apply online by submitting your CV below now. 

Tags: Animator, Game Animator, Senior Animator, Lead Animator, Principal Animator, Game Animation, Remote

Years of experience and salary levels are shown purely as a guide. We will consider applications from candidates that can demonstrate the skills or experience required for the role.

Reference: A010651 (AEMX-862668)

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eE Flexible working
iI Stock options
kK Team & company entertainment

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Nicole works in the VFX and Animation space alongside Joe and Sanson, so she’s your girl if you’re looking for a role in this area of games. Her competitive streak means she’ll do whatever it takes to get you your dream role… As long as it doesn’t involve worms – her only kryptonite!   Having grown up in South Africa, Nicole’s seen all of the big 5 and has many a safari story. She wasn’t allowed to bring back a pet elephant, so she’s settled with her pet ducks, Cheese & Quackers. We can’t wait for Bring ...

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