Senior Animator

Game Trailers Built in Unreal Engine - AAA Clients - Fully Remote

Employment Type
Salary on application

Skillsearch has an exciting opportunity for a talented and enthusiastic Senior Animator to join our client's vibrant and collaborative team. This full-time animation role is fully remote with base in Frankfurt and comes with an attractive salary and benefits package.  

As a Senior Animator, you will animate characters using motion capture and keyframe animation techniques to help the team tell larger-than-life stories in high-end, real-time game cinematics.  

If you were already in this animation job, here are some areas you would have been working on this week: 

  • Fostering the development of high-quality cinematics and cutscenes 
  • Collaborating with a team of artists to create high-quality animation sequences in given timelines 
  • Animating characters, vehicles and props using motion capture and keyframe animation techniques 
  • Contributing creative solutions and techniques 
  • Identifying technical needs and issues to enhance tools and pipelines 

To succeed in this Senior Animator role, you will need a minimum of 5 years of professional experience in animation. You will also require professional expertise in using MotionBuilder and Maya. In addition, you should have experience working with motion capture data and excellent keyframe animation expertise and skills. A good showreel showcasing animated works and the ability to determine the most efficient method of completing tasks considering quality and time are also essential. 

If you’re looking to make a positive impact and create change, possessing an inclusive and committed approach, you will be rewarded with an excellent salary and benefits package. 

Please reach out to Jake from the Skillsearch team today at to apply and register your interest in this full-time, remote Senior Animator position in Frankfurt. We'd love to hear from you! 

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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