Senior Animator

AAA Studio – Console Games – Creative Culture

Job Type
23 days ago

Are you a team player comfortable working against deadlines? Are you interested in working on projects that receive recognition? Skillsearch is helping a games company find an experienced Senior Animator in Dublin, and the role comes with a salary of up to £55k and some excellent benefits. 

As a Senior Animator, you will create high-quality animations for in-game humanoid characters and creatures.  

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

  • Motion capture clean-up and post animation to fit to the defined animation style 
  • Integrate and test animations inside the game engine 
  • Gain knowledge of the production pipeline process 
  • Design and code to build compelling gameplay animation systems. 

To succeed in this Senior Animator role, you will need at least 5 years of experience in animation within the video games industry, with at least 1 shipped title. You will also require the following: 

  • An understanding of traditional animation principles 
  • Ability to use acting skills, which bring characters to life - as well as clearly communicate simple ideas 
  • Experience and strong knowledge with a 3D graphic package such as Maya or 3Ds Max 
  • Experience with Unreal Editor 4 and a deep understanding of animation integration and blueprints. 

As a vital member of the team and in return for your expertise, inclusive approach and commitment, you will enjoy a favourable benefits package, including a salary of £55,000. 

To apply for this inclusive and collaborative full-time Senior Animator job in Dublin, please contact Skillsearch today. We'd love to help you get your next role and enable you to fulfil your professional ambitions. 

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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.

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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