"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.
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.