Senior Animator Role – 6 month Contract

Job Specification

This studio has built an enviable reputation for making critically acclaimed games. Over the last 20 years, the studio has helped shape the social simulation games genre.

This studio has earned recognition from its peers and players. More recently, the team’s aspirations have been to recreate these successes across other platforms and with shooter focused games, and most recently releasing a game with 505 Games which generated over a million downloads in 8 weeks!

It continues to prove itself as a world-class developer, with the team’s games being played across the world by people of all ages and in all walks of life.

Key Responsibilities:

Collaborate directly with technical animators, designers, programmers and other artists to ensure that the work of the animation team is created in the most efficient and technically responsible manner.

Have responsibility for the production of high-quality hand keyed animation.



A strong understanding of modern video game animation systems.

Strong knowledge of traditional animation principles and how they can be used to enhance gameplay Industry


2+ years of AAA game’s experience.

Thorough understanding of animation fundamentals for human and non-human characters.

Understanding of Character creation process from concept to modelling and final rigging.

Demonstrable experience in creating the animation of a high standard while maintaining visual and functional specifications for game mechanics.

Excellent knowledge of at least one major 3d package (ie Maya or 3DSMax).

Game engine experience (UE4 among others).

This is a 6-month onsite contract role.

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