Senior Animator

Ground-breaking VR Titles - Fully Remote - Ownership of Animations Created at Studio

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Do you have real-time engine experience, and are you seeking a new remote role? Skillsearch is working with a collaborative company that is looking for a Senior Animator, and the role comes with an attractive salary of up to £55,000 and benefits package.  

As a Senior Animator, you will take ownership for all animations created at the studio and work collaboratively across the project to create engaging animations that complement the visual style, embellish the design, are optimal and realised successfully in-game. 

To give you an idea of how this role would look and feel, here are some of the things you could expect to do: 

  • Collaborate with the art director to bring the world and characters to life 
  • Create an emotional bond with players to draw them into our VR experience 
  • Deliver cohesive, dynamic and believable animations for all manner of fantastical creatures, bi-peds, robot AI and future technology 
  • Effectively communicate and illustrate animation intentions to the team 

To apply for this role, you'll need a high-quality portfolio of animation in a variety of styles, highlighting timing, spacing, weight and believability. You'll also require: 

  • A strong knowledge of animating in Maya or Motion Builder 
  • Real-time engine experience, ideally in Unreal 
  • Creating animations in Sequencer, with knowledge of blueprints 
  • Experience in the games industry, including several published titles within the Console, PC, VR or Mobile space 

In return for your dedication and commitment, we will provide an attractive salary of £55,000. 

If this full-time remote Senior Animator job motivates and inspires you, please contact Jake from Skillsearch at today. 


Here at Skillsearch, we're a recruitment company. In the simplest form, this means we place people at new companies - but it's so much more than that. For the past 30 years, we've been busy helping people (like you) with sought after skills find jobs in the Games, Interactive and Enterprise Systems industries all around the globe. Our company comprises a team of dedicated consultants that work across various niche technologies, including Games, Virtual Reality, AR and XR, Workday, Oracle, Peoplesoft, and eCommerce. We are always exploring other cutting-edge markets. Follow us to see a few of the jobs we're working on, find out which events you can see us at, and keep up with news in the technology, gaming and interactive world. Welcome to Skillsearch! 

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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