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Gameplay Animation Programmer – AAA Games – Hybrid/ Stockholm, Sweden

One Player Mission is proud to be working with an award-winning developer of premium games that entertain millions of gamers across the globe with amazing and immersive gaming experiences.

Our client is now looking for a Gameplay Animation Programmer to work with them in their beautiful Stockholm Studio.

As a Gameplay Animation Programmer, you work together with animators, designers and other programmers to realize animation in the game. The work mostly involves characters, but also touches other objects like weapons and gadgets. This requires you to use your knowledge and experience of the available tools (blending, IK, layering, ragdolls etc) to come up with the technical solutions to realize gameplay, locomotion, interactions.


  • Solid knowledge of game animation systems e.g. state machines, layering, locomotion, blending, and parameterization
  • Experience working with IK, ragdolls and/or other procedural techniques
  • Strong math skills, knowledge of vectors, matrices and linear algebra.
  • Able to write readable, robust and performant code in C/C++
  • A keen eye for animation
  • Excellent communications skills


  • Use and extend existing systems when possible and build new tools and features when needed.
  • Assisting animators in translating game design into technical animation design
  • Help and educate game programmers working with animation-related features
  • Aid technical animators in implementing animations into the game.

BONUS SKILLS (Good to have)

  • Experience in working with characters in a multiplayer game
  • Experience with machine learning for animation
  • Experience working with game physics
  • Experience of profiling and optimization

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call me directly today on +44 (0) 1206 214426!


Gameplay Animation Programmer – AAA Games – Hybrid/ Stockholm, Sweden

Full time

Published on 05/19/2023

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