Senior Technical Animator - AAA Studio - UK North

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Job Title Senior Technical Animator - AAA Studio - UK North
Job Category Animator,Technical Animator
Job Description Our client is a multi-award winning studio that has excelled cross-platform, in many genres of games for all age groups, maintaining a consistently high meta-critic rating. To sustain their steady expansion they are looking for an experienced, self motivated Technical Character Animator, senior to lead level to join the highly successful and creative Animation department.

Responsibilities: 

  • Creating control rigs for a wide variety of characters, creatures, and vehicles.
  • Good knowledge, and technically proficient, in using Autodesk Maya essential
  • Experienced in writing scripts (Python preferred)
  • Able to liaise with the Lead Character Animator, other technical support staff/riggers in trouble shooting and development.
  • Show a good understanding of animation principles and processes.
  • A good communicator and at ease with working in a team.
  • Degree, related qualification or equivalent experience in Animation.


Requirements: 

  • At least 1 year’s experience at senior level in technical animation within the games industry and at least 1 published AAA PC or Console title
  • Strong understanding of animation, animation design, pipeline and procedures, demonstrated in your reel
  • Strong scripting skills as well as excellent communication skill, verbal and written across all levels
  • Experience using Unreal/Unity and Maya preferred


To be considered, submit your CV’s in .doc or .docx format with portfolio to jane@big-planet.biz today quoting ref. 998
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Location North UK, UK & Europe
Job Category Art / Animation
Date posted 04/01/2019
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