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Senior OR Lead Animator – Hybrid – Utrecht, Netherlands – Video Games Developer

Our client is a well-established UK developer with studios in Guildford, UK and Utrecht, Netherlands. We are seeking a Lead Animator to work on their latest studio title for next gen consoles.

You’ll be responsible for driving the team to conceive, prototype and implement exciting game-play features and sequences in their upcoming titles.


  • Previous character animation experience in video games at a Senior / Lead Level.
  • Proficiency with game engines, ideally Unreal 4 or 5.
  • A excellent understanding of modern video game animation systems.
  • Detail oriented, flexible and adaptable to change.
  • Strong knowledge of traditional animation principles and how they can be used to enhance game-play.
  • Knowledge of at least one major 3D package, i.e. Maya or 3DS Max


  • Work alongside the Art Director in realising the animation style and direction for the project.
  • Work closely with the game designers and programmers to understand the direction, quality, objectives, game-play intentions in order to communication them to the team.
  • Create clear documentation of approaches, both technical and creative for animation.
  • Maintain a keen interest in industry wide developments and advancement in industry technology.
  • Provide detailed input during the character and vehicle creation process.
  • Ensure that all work follows the quality artistic standards required by the project.


  • VISA and Relocation Support on a case by case basis
  • Flexible / Hybrid working.
  • Pension plan
  • Life assurance
  • Private healthcare
  • Bonus scheme.

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

Senior OR Lead Animator – Hybrid – Utrecht, Netherlands – Video Games Developer

Full time

Published on 01/23/2023

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