Lead Animator

Games Jobs - Art / Animation - Sheffield

Job Title Lead Animator
Job Category Animator
Job Description Our client is one of the UK's most prolific and secure independent game developers with a talented team of over 230 staff! Since their inception they’ve have had a string of successful titles across all gaming platforms for partners that include Microsoft, SEGA, Sony and Disney, and have recently released their own original IP to critical acclaim.

They’re looking to hire an experienced Lead Animator to help develop the highest quality in-game and cinematic content. You'll oversee and direct the technical implementation and pipeline for all animation assets, provide feedback and solutions on technical challenges, and keep their fantastic animation team motivated and on track!


  • You will work with the Senior Creative Team to realise their vision and ensure the standard and quality of the animation is consistently high
  • A good understanding of the animation pipeline including pre-production, production and post-production is also necessary
  • Thorough knowledge of Autodesk Maya and Motion Builder
  • Extensive experience working and editing mocap data
  • Extensive experience of facial animation


For more information about this excellent role contact Danny Blachford at danny.b@aswift.com or give us a call on 01709 834777.
Salary £40000-50000
Location Sheffield
Job Category Art / Animation
Date posted 25/04/2017
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