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3D Technical Animator

Friday Sundae is looking for a talented and versatile 3D technical animator to work on a new haunted-house adventure game IP for PC and console.

You'll be a skilled 3D technical animator developing animation systems, the character animation pipeline and collaborating creatively and technically with Riggers, Artists, Programmers on a day-to-day basis.

The position provides a rare opportunity for an individual to drive their technical and creative expertise throughout the whole lifecylce of an Indie game. 

This is a full time role working alongside a dedicated and passionate team here in Bristol.


  • BA in computer animation, digital arts, media arts or master's of fine arts in animation or visual effects. 
  • Experience of computer 3D animation techniques, motion design and camera movement principles.

  • Able to animate characters, objects and special effects.

  • Experience with Unity with the ability to import, export and set up the animation state machine and troubleshoot issues.

  • Skilled at working within Maya and motion capture data to create the animations.
  • Good understanding of the 3D rigging process and different technical software.
  • Experience at creating facial expressions and animations in conjunction with blendshapes or similar.

This is a change from our usual business of making commercial top branded kids games.


  • Competitive salary
  • Generouse pension and holiday
  • Performance related bonus


This is a full-time role based in Bristol. 

Apply now with your portfolio saying why you'd be great for the role to:

No agencies please.


3D Technical Animator

Bristol, UK
Full time, Contract
3 - 5 years of experience

Published on 5 Apr 2024

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