Technical Animator

Mixed Reality Projects - Big IP - Small Team with Lots of Room for Growth

Employment Type
Salary on application

Do you have game industry experience, and are you seeking a new job in Leeds? Our client is looking for a Technical Animator, and the role comes with an attractive salary and benefits package. 

As a Technical Animator, you will be responsible for the design and correct technical implementation of character, creature and vehicle animation rigs. 

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

  • Create and implement in-game animation rigs as an integral part of the asset delivery pipelines 
  • Work with the Concept, Design, and Art team to collaboratively bring characters to life 
  • Develop technical animation pipelines and tools to deliver cutting-edge animations 
  • Create automated animation setups and rigs 
  • Add dynamic elements and visual effects to static assets in a meticulous manner, in many formats 

To apply for this Technical Animator role, you will need a solid understanding of character animation pipelines and the ability to adapt to new technologies. You will also require the following: 

  • Experience creating art assets for Unity/Unreal using 3DS Max/Maya 
  • Experience using Motion Builder 
  • Proficiency in MaxScript/MEL 

In return for your dedication, collaboration and commitment, you will receive a generous salary and benefits package, joining a welcoming and inclusive culture. 

To apply for this inclusive and collaborative full-time Technical Animator job in Leeds, please contact Sam from Skillsearch today at 


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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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Besides throwing shapes at his favourite bar, Sam’s second favourite Brighton-based activity is finding the best game art talent in the office. But when he’s not busy with either of these things, he’s got his hands full with his three pet lizards, scorpion and tarantula waiting for him at home!

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