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Senior Animator – Leeds, UK – AAA PC and Console Games

Project: AAA PC and Console Games


Our client is an multi award-winning games developer and publisher with studios across the country. Specialising in multi-platform games development, they have a proven track record creating cutting-edge titles.

Their studio in the beautiful northern city of Leeds, have begun searching for a Senior Animator to work on several prestigious titles for current gen and next gen platforms, including their own IP.


  • Demonstrable experience in creating animation of a high standard while maintaining visual and functional specifications for game mechanics
  • Exhibit a strong understanding of the fundamental principles of animation
  • High degree of proficiency with Maya/3D Studio Max and/or MotionBuilder
  • Proven experience working with animation graphs and systems, including the prototyping of new gameplay features
  • Experience with Unity & Unreal Engine is desirable


  • Produce high quality keyframe and motion capture animation
  • Contribute to the design and execution of complex gameplay systems
  • Implement animations into engine with full ownership of your work
  • Provide detailed input about the character creation process, from concept and design, through to modelling, rigging and final animation
  • Be heavily involved in the continued development of tools and pipeline processes, maintaining an understanding of industry best practices
  • Assist in planning your work and the work of others
  • Mentor less experienced people, sharing knowledge and best practices with the team
  • Want to work in-studio alongside a very social and close-knit team


  • Flexi-time
  • Annual Bonus
  • 27 Days Holiday
  • Health, mental health, and wellbeing support
  • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity & Adoption Leave
  • Life Assurance & Income Protection
  • Relocation Support & VISA Sponsorship

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call me directly today on +44 (0) 1206 214412!

Senior Animator – Leeds, UK – AAA PC and Console Games

Leeds, UK
Full time

Published on 11/30/2021

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