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Senior Animator – North East, UK – Permanent – Console and PC Games

This vacancy offers a work-from-home start until it is safe to work in-house or relocate to the location.

Job Type: Permanent, Onsite / Remote / Part Remote from UK

Project: Console and PC Games


Our client is a developer with an excellent catalogue of games to their names. Partnered with the world’s greatest games publishers they have a wide variety of projects in development. With continued expansion we are now looking for a Senior Animator to join production on the studios upcoming, exciting new IP.


  • Industry experience up to a Senior Level or ready for a step up
  • Expertise with Maya and/or MotionBuilder
  • Previous experience working with animation graphs and systems, including the prototyping of new gameplay features
  • Experience with Unreal Engine 4 is highly desirable


  • Producing high quality keyframe and motion capture animation
  • Add to the design and execution of complex gameplay systems
  • Implement animations into engine
  • Offer detailed input about the character creation process, from concept and design, through to modelling, rigging and final animation
  • Help the Lead Animator in mentoring, planning, and scheduling
  • Join in the continued development of tools and pipeline processes, maintaining an understanding of industry best practices
  • Aid in planning and directing motion capture sessions
  • Act as an active participant in team discussions, critiques, and reviews
  • Meet production schedules and deadlines


  • Annual bonus
  • Competitive pension
  • Flexible working
  • 27 days holiday
  • Relocation support to the UK
  • VISA sponsorship


Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call directly today on +44 1206 214 425!

Senior Animator – North East, UK – Permanent – Console and PC Games

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Full time

Published on 07/28/2021

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