Senior Cinematic Animator

Games Jobs - Art / Animation - Nottingham

Job Title Senior Cinematic Animator
Job Category Animator
Job Description This AAA studio released their first game just last year and are already hard at work on their next title. They now have an exciting opportunity for an Senior Cinematic Animator to join their fun-loving animation department.

If you have a passion for character animation and cinematics and have 2+ years’ experience in the game or film industry using Maya then this could be the job for you! You'll collaborate with the Animation Director, Narrative Designer and Cinematic Director to create blockouts to define the cinematic direction, and create exceptional handcrafted animations using Maya and photo-realisitc animations using motion capture.

Knowledge and skills:

  • Sound grounding in the fundamentals of animation principles is essential
  • Knowledge creating narrative storyboards
  • Expertise with Autodesk Maya
  • Good eye in photo-realistic animation
  • Good communication skills and a great team-player attitude
  • Passion for games and animation films


  • Working knowledge of Unreal engine 4 and the according toolset
  • Cleaning and solving motion capture
  • Filming or acting experience or mocap direction
  • Production experience developing a first person game or open world game

Interested in this role? Contact Dan Hawkins on +44 (0)1709 834777 or email
Salary Negotiable
Location Nottingham
Job Category Art / Animation
Date posted 23/01/2018
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