Senior Animator

Award-Winning AAA Studio - Diverse Upcoming VR Games - Leading Independent Developer and Publisher

Location
Farnborough
Employment Type
Contract
Salary
Day rate on application
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Senior Animator in Farnborough 

Are you a highly experienced game animator looking for a new role? Does the idea of working on immersive VR games sound interesting to you? If so, read on! 

As a Senior Animator at this studio in Farnborough, you will be working to develop a large range of artistic styles and techniques of animation for their next generation of virtual reality games. Your responsibilities will also involve building a team of animators to help evolve the character animation pipeline. 

This studio offers an open and creative culture, where each individual is encouraged to have their say and leave their stamp on the games they create. As a part of the team, you’ll get to enjoy a huge list of benefits. These include flexible working hours, shares options, loads of social events and some great onsite facilities. 

Senior Animator key responsibilities: 

  • Drive animation quality from conception to game implementation 
  • Deliver a cohesive animation aesthetic 
  • Help to predict animation schedules 
  • Communicate and illustrate animation intentions to the Principal Animator 
  • Identify risks and manage the workload of your project team 
  • Mentor junior members of the animation teams in order to facilitate good animation practices 

Essential requirements for this role in Farnborough: 

  • Experience in Unreal engine creating animation blueprints 
  • Prior experience in the games industry 
  • University degree (or equivalent) in a related discipline 
  • Excellent knowledge of Motion Capture pipelines using Motionbuilder, Unreal and Maya 
  • Excellent 3D animation knowledge 
  • Strong understanding of timing, spacing and weight 
  • Have worked on several shipped products on Console, PC, VR, or mobile 
  • Able to give and receive constructive feedback 

Does this role sound interesting to you? If so, get in touch with nh@skillsearch.com to discuss the opportunity. Alternatively, apply online by submitting your CV in the form below. 

Tags: Senior Animator, Animator, Lead Animator, VR Animator, Virtual Reality, Game Animator, Character Animator, Farnborough 

A little bit about the town: Farnborough 

Farnborough is known for its history in the aviation industry, with a recent revamp of the town centre taking place in recent years, making the area significantly more appealing to residents and visitors alike. There are weekly markets held in the town square as well as weekly car boot sales, which are a great way to get involved in and get to know the local community. One thing Farnborough is famous for is their week-long international air show – combining a trade exhibition for the aerospace industry with an impressive air show. This town is perfect for travel into London with a direct train to London Waterloo taking only 34 minutes. 

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: A010624 (ASDA-716606)

Company Benefits

cC Free drinks, fruit or food
eE Flexible working
fF Private medical/dental care
gG Bonus/reward scheme
iI Stock options
jJ Game jams
kK Team & company entertainment
qQ Pension

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Reference: A010624 (ASDA-716606)

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VFX & Animation Consultant Nicole Harrison

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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