Senior Animator

AAA Growing Company - Award Winning Studio - Competitive Salary

Employment Type
Salary on application

Skillsearch is looking for a talented and skilled Senior Animator to join our client's award-winning team in Stockholm, Sweden. This full-time animation role comes with an excellent salary and benefits package.  

As a Senior Animator, you will be responsible for developing stunning animations that are fluid and responsive. You’ll play a crucial role in tying together gameplay, storytelling and character performance. 

In your first few weeks in this Senior Animator role, you can expect to: 

  • Collaborate with production management to encourage high fidelity, 1st-person animation within the company franchise, balancing performance, quality, scheduling and technical requirements 
  • Work with the producers and department administration to mentor and guide the animation team 
  • Encourage the evolution of the strategy for animation pipelines, establishing efficient procedures for animation and character quality that benefits the integrity of the animations across the studio 
  • Create compelling character performances, utilising key-framed and motion capture techniques to complement the game design and promote the artistic vision of the game universe 

To apply for this animation job, you will need at least 3 years of experience guiding or influencing animation creation within the game industry. You will also require the following: 

  • At least 1 shipped title and 2 years of experience working in AAA games 
  • The ability for hand-keyed animation 
  • Experience in Maya and equally comfortable in MotionBuilder, with an expert understanding of animation principles 
  • Practical knowledge of state machines and motion trees and a passion for cutting-edge animation technology 
  • Experience and knowledge of the Unreal game engine (ideal) 

In return for your passion, collaborative approach and commitment, you will receive a generous salary and benefits package, including referral bonuses, 6 weeks of paid vacation per year, relocation support if you move from abroad, pension on top of salary and more!  

Please reach out to Ashley from the Skillsearch team today at to apply and register your interest in this full-time Senior Animator position in Stockholm, Sweden. We look forward to hearing 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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Senior Resourcing Consultant (Game Animation, Development & Marketing) Ashley Baker

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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