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Animation Director- Remote UK- AAA Studio

"To apply: Ref - 5248500. An incredible Sony studio are looking for an Animation Director to join the early development of a new, AAA, Unreal 5 multiplayer action game. This bold project aims to break new ground in multiplayer, blending gameplay mechanics in new ways and deeply embedding storytelling elements into a unique universe.


This role is fully remote for those based within the UK and full relocation offered to those outside.


Key Responsibilities:


Work closely with the Art Director and Technical Art Director to develop and drive the artistic vision for this project

Take responsibility at Director level for all aspects of in-game and cutscene animation - setting quality standards and leading the animation team in delivery of these

Support recruitment for and career development of the projects animation team

Bring your own experience of best working practices to the team




Proven experience as an Animation Director on at least one shipped PC or console title (preferably AAA)

Experience with motion capture pipelines, a deep understanding of the pitfalls and the ability to make the right strategic decisions early on to avoid them

Experience directing motion capture shoots and performance capture

A strong cinematic background, with a deep understanding of cinematic craft and tools

An expert knowledge of the animation process and fundamentals

Previous experience with Unreal Engine or a proprietary engine

Familiar with one or more types of Animation software(Maya, MotionBuilder, etc.)

Have an understanding of mo-cap rigs at a high level

To apply please send CV to Ayesha@ or phone 020 7580 6018 for a confidential chat (ideally over your cv / resume). We value close, personal relationships with our candidates and applications by this method tend to be more successful.

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Animation Director- Remote UK- AAA Studio

Tulsa, OK
Full time

Published on 08/17/2023

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