Senior Animator

AAA Next-Gen Projects – Profit Sharing Bonus – Multiple Project Studio

Location
City of London
Employment Type
Permanent
Salary
Salary on application
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Senior Animator in London

Are you a talented game Animator with Unreal Engine experience and a passion for both making and playing games? On the hunt for an exciting new opportunity? If yes, read on for details about this exciting role…

As a Senior Animator at this studio in London, you will be working to bring game characters to life in a brand-new AAA next-gen project. You will also be responsible for conceiving, prototyping, and implementing game features and sequences, consistently pushing for high quality throughout the game.

This studio is known for its genre-leading AAA games which have become a global success and are working on some exciting unannounced next-generation projects, so it’s a perfect time to join the team. As a member of the team here you will benefit from private medical care, gym membership, profit sharing, social events and loads more perks!

Senior Animator key responsibilities:

  • Support the Animation Lead in defining standards for animation quality
  • Mentor more junior members of the Animation team
  • Take ownership of defined game features
  • Test, review and iterate on animations
  • Implement animations into the game

Essential requirements for this role in London:

  • Professional games industry experience
  • Have worked on three or more shipped games
  • Experience of working in Unreal Engine 4
  • Experience with technical animation
  • Strong human, creature, and mechanical animation skills
  • Experience with using 3D animation software such as Maya or 3D Max
  • Strong knowledge of game development workflows, engines, tools, etc.
  • Strong understanding of real time animation pipelines
  • Passionate about making and playing games

Think you could be a good fit? If so, get in touch today! Contact Joe on jm@skillsearch.com to discuss the opportunity, or apply online below now.

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.

Tags: Senior Animator, Game Animator, Game Animation, AAA Games, Next-Gen Games, Unreal Engine 4, London Jobs

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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.

Whilst we would love to respond to every application due to the high numbers we receive we cannot guarantee this.

Reference: 4301

Company Benefits

aA Relocation support/sponsorship
eE Flexible working
fF Private medical/dental care
gG Bonus/reward scheme
hH Cycle to work scheme
iI Stock options
mM Health & wellbeing
oO Childcare support
qQ Pension

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Reference: 4301

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Senior VFX and Animation Consultant Joe McKernan

Joe is our Animation and VFX Consultant, his passion for the latter springing from being blown away by the effects in Star Wars at a young age. His love hasn’t wavered and Joe always seems to bring out a new Star Wars t shirt every dress down we have! We are lucky to have him considering that he once got stuck half way up a mountain in Borneo so now he goes for flatter holidays – most recently driving across America in a Mustang.

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