Senior Animator

AAA Character Driven Sci-Fi IP - Work with Industry Leading Veterans - Amazing Culture and Benefits

Job Type
Salary on application
21 days ago

Skillsearch is helping a games studio find an experienced Senior Animator to join an inclusive and collaborative team in Canada. This full-time role offers a favourable salary and benefits package, and it can be fully work-from-home, or per your preference, can transition to partially or mostly in-office either in B.C. or Alberta. 

As a Senior Animator, you will be creating an immersive and rewarding player experience in a new fictional universe. You will be one of the first on the animation team, helping establish pipelines and determining the quality bar for animations, while bringing to life believable characters and creatures. 

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

  • Create high-quality and believable animations 
  • Collaborate and iterate with design to create frictionless movement, engaging combat, and memorable character/creative moments 
  • Consider feedback from stakeholders and translate into actionable plans when appropriate 
  • Ensure communication across all relevant teams. 

To apply for this Senior Animator role, you will need at least 5 years of experience as an animator, primarily in games. You will also require the following: 

  • Experience with the video game animation pipeline 
  • Understanding of Unreal Engine animation tools and workflows 
  • Experience animating cameras 
  • Experience in Unreal 5. 

If you’re looking to impact and create change positively, you will be rewarded with an excellent salary and benefits package for your inclusive and committed approach. 

Please reach out to Dan from our friendly and welcoming team today at to apply for this full-time remote Senior Animator position. 

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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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Daniel Everett

Game Art Consultant - North America

Dan works with Joe and his team working to find the best Game Artists in North America the job they’ve been waiting for! He’s a big gamer himself, so you can be sure you’re in good hands if Dan’s looking after you, just don’t bring up Deathtrap Dungeon as playing that game on PS1 many years ago has left him scarred for life! Get in touch with Dan for Art opportunities in North America.

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