Senior Animator

AAA growing company - New IP - Award winning studio

Job Type
Salary on application
23 days ago

Remote Senior Animator 

Do you have the skills and passion for creating cutting edge animation?  If so, this Senior Animator role could be the opportunity you have been looking for! 

As a Senior Animator you will help bring immersive worlds and diverse characters to life across a multitude of platforms. This award-winning studio will allow you to become part of a team where you can contribute and help develop multiple games. 

 This indie studio is working on making cutting-edge AAA PC and console games. With a veteran team having worked on some globally successful IP and winning several awards, they are set for huge success on their next project and everything to come in the future. As a part of the team, you will get to enjoy private healthcare, mentoring program, flexible working hours as well as a book club, board game collection and a diverse and welcoming team.

Senior Animator responsibilities: 

  • Produce and implement animations that convey a visual style and design to the player 
  • Uphold and develop animation pipelines for real time game assets 
  • Working alongside the Art Director and team, deliver quality animations against schedule 
  • Work with motion captured data and create hand keyed animations 
  • Understand and utilize basic scripting and custom tools 
  • Additional responsibilities may be assigned when needed 


Required skills for this Senior Animator role: 

  • Extensive experience in game development and shipped titles 
  • Skilled in Maya or an equivalent 3D animation software 
  • Strong understanding of both traditional and 3D animation rules and techniques 
  • Experience in realistic and stylized approaches to animation, including facial animation 
  • A strong aesthetic approach to the depth and timing of your animation 
  • Experience in basic camera techniques and terminology, as well as acting principles  
  • Self-driven, able to interpret design documents and give additional direction 
  • Able to problem solve with creative and innovative ideas  
  • Play an active part in the development process, whilst able to give and receive constructive critiques 
  • An interest and understanding of contemporary and cutting-edge technology 
  • EU or UK residency, with the ability to work onsite in Galway, Ireland 


Do you like the sound of this role and would like to know more, get in touch with Ashley today on or apply using the form below now. 

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Tags: Senior Animator, Game Animation, Game Development, Game Design Jobs, Games Jobs, Game Art, Remote Jobs 


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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Ashley Baker

Senior Resourcing Consultant (Game Animation, Development & Marketing)

Ash is one of our Animation, Development & Marketing consultants, working on Joe's team to find the best candidates the market has to offer! However, being great at finding the best people the best jobs isn’t Ash’s only claim to fame... His first taste of success was when he featured in an ad for the Champion’s League! If a job in animation, development or marketing is your goal, get in touch with Ash today!

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