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Lead Cinematic Animator – Onsite – London, UK – AAA Action Games

Our client is famous for their outstanding, team-based multiplayer games that inspire friendship, competition, and teamwork. 

You’ll work with a team of artists and animators to help create cutscenes and scripted sequences on their upcoming AAA titles. 


  • Previously shipped AAA games in a similar position.
  • Previous experience leading a team in the development of a high-quality AAA cinematic animations.
  • Working knowledge of Unreal Engine 4 cinematic tools.
  • Advanced knowledge of Motion Builder, Maya or other equivalent 3D animation programs.
  • Previous experience working with performance capture data and applying it to the cinematic sequences.
  • An understanding on how gameplay and cinematic content interacts with each other.


  • Develop, direct, and carry the standard for cinematic animation at every phase, from concept to completion.
  • Help establish and drive the pipelines, processes and methods necessary to take a cinematic from script through to final pixel.
  • Maintaining consistent quality, style, and continuity, both visually and technically throughout the project.
  • Plan, prepare and supervise motion capture and performance capture sessions using internal capture and working with external partners.
  • Ensuring a productive internal workflow and beneficial relationships with external partners.
  • Liaise with other disciplines to resolve any technical difficulties and push project quality.


  • VISA assistance and Relocation support.
  • Private Medical and Dental Cover for you and your family.
  • Get mental health support from trained Mental Health First Aiders.
  • 24/7 employee assistance helpline.
  • 25 days of annual leave, plus 8 public holidays and annual closure between Christmas and New Year’s.
  • Industry-leading fully paid 30 weeks maternity leave & 10 weeks paternity leave.
  • Enhanced company pension contributions.


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

Lead Cinematic Animator – Onsite – London, UK – AAA Action Games

Bromley, UK
Full time

Published on 01/23/2023

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