Principal Animator

Global Studio - Competitive Salary - New IP

Job Type
Salary on application
4 days ago

Do you have 3D animation experience, and are you seeking a new remote job? Skillsearch is helping a gaming studio find a full-time Principal Animator, and the role comes with an attractive salary and benefits package.

As a Principal Animator, you will create high-quality animation assets for AAA games.

If you were already in this Principal Animator role, here are some of the areas you would have been working on this week:

  • Fitting the style and aesthetic of the game and maintaining the movement style of the player's characters and personalities
  • Communicating and collaborating with fellow team members and other departments.

To apply for this Principal Animator role, you will need at least 10 years of experience in 3D animation and a minimum of 1 published AAA title. You will also require the following:

  • Excellence in realistic hand-keyed and mocap animation
  • Expertise in animation software such as Maya, Motion Builder and 3DS Max
  • Experience and understanding of character and animation pipelines and character setup
  • Experience working with game engines such as Unity and Unreal.

In return for your collaborative approach and commitment, you will receive a generous salary and benefits package, joining a friendly and inclusive culture.

We'd love for you to apply for this full-time remote Principal Animator job, and we're waiting to hear from you. Please contact Victoria from Skillsearch today at if you are interested.

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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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Victoria Chen

APAC Games Consultant

As a member of our APAC team, when Victoria isn't finding her candidates the perfect role, she’s busy taking advantage of her waterside location by flexing her SCUBA diving skills! Be sure to get in touch with her if you’re looking for a new role in games and she will dive headfirst into finding the role you’ve been waiting for! 

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