Senior Technical Animator

Animation System & Pipeline – Globally Loved IP – Snowdrop Engine

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Senior Technical Animator in Shanghai 

Do you like the sound of joining a huge international studio and working on some of the best-known IP of all time? If this sounds exciting, read on for details... 

As a Senior Technical Animator at this studio in Shanghai you will take on responsibility for training animators in tools and workflows, assisting in the design and integration of animation assets to the game engine, providing technical support and a whole lot more. 

This studio is a world leading creator and publisher of entertainment with an impressive portfolio of working with world-renowned brands and a passionate and dedicated team, working on the cutting-edge of gaming with 25 years of success, this studio is a great one to become a part of. 

Senior Technical Animator responsibilities: 

  • Work to learn the existing AAA game animation system and pipeline 
  • Train animators in tools and workflows 
  • Support the integration of all animation assets into the game engine 
  • Provide technical support of tools and engine 
  • Assist the design and integration of animation assets 

Essential requirements for this role in Shanghai: 

  • Significant prior professional experience in a similar position 
  • Strong knowledge of Maya and Maya mel/Python as well as 3DS Max and Max Script 
  • Experience working on AAA games would be a bonus 
  • Strong knowledge of existing engines and animation packages 
  • Deep understanding of human anatomy 
  • Able to write technical documentation 

Could this be the role you’ve been waiting for? Don’t hesitate to get in touch! Contact Forrest on or apply using the form below now. 

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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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Country Manager - China Forrest Hu

Forrest is taking on a novel role with us as our Country Manager for China, working in the games industry! With ten years' experience in HR and recruitment, if you’re after a new role or you’re a studio seeking new talent in China, Forrest is your man.    He’s a big fan of all things Marvel and LOTR, however his favourite movie of all time is Forrest Gump – and yes, that’s how he got his nickname! His biggest dream is to travel the world, so we hope he’ll stop by and see the rest of ...

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