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Lead Animator – Austria – Stylised Keyframe PC and Console Games

Our client is a developer founded by industry veterans to pursue their passion in PC and Console gaming.

With their love for community driven strategy, management, and light RPG games they are expanding their team and have an opening for a Lead Animator to join production on both their new and well-known IP.


  • Expertise with Maya and Unreal Engine
  • Significant experience as a Senior Animator or Lead Animator in the games industry
  • Capable to follow and adapt to stylistic guidelines 
  • Outstanding English skills (oral and written), German optional
  • Passion for video games 
  • Willing to relocate and work onsite in Vienna 


  • Managing a team of 2 to 4 people, plus additional outsource management
  • Managing the animation schedule and ensuring deadlines are met
  • Ensuring the animation quality is met throughout production
  • Creating fun and believable stylised animations for humanoids, beasts, machines, and environment assets
  • Communicate effectively and proactively with other team members and with other departments
  • Show a positive, adaptive attitude and effective time management skills
  • Take part in art reviews and respond to critical feedback in a professional manner
  • Foresee risks and adapt with flexibility to the contingencies of the production


  • Hybrid working (3 days onsite, 2 days remote per week)
  • Competitive salaries
  • Relocation package to beautiful Vienna
  • Paid vacation days
  • Unfortunately a VISA cannot be sponsored

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call me directly today on +44 (0) 1206 214425!

Lead Animator – Austria – Stylised Keyframe PC and Console Games

Full time

Published on 04/27/2023

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