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Technical Animator and Rigger – REMOTE or Brighton, UK – AAA Character Action Games

Job Location: REMOTE or Brighton, UK

Project: AAA Action Games

Our client is seeking an experienced Technical Animator and Rigger to join their expanding team working on an exciting new Character Action Game IP for release on next-gen and PC consoles!


  • Experience in creating and maintaining an efficient animation pipeline ideally throughout a AAA production cycle.
  • Strong working knowledge of both MEL and Python (additional languages a plus).
  • Capable of rigging and skinning high quality character assets.
  • Experience working with Maya (MotionBuilder a plus).
  • Experience with retargeting animation data via Maya or MotionBuilder.
  • Experience in creating animation state machines and blend trees in a game engine.
  • Understanding of physics simulation setup and implementation (ex: cloth, ragdoll).
  • Receptive to feedback and able to work through an iterative process.
  • Must be a self-motivated and energetic team player with strong communication skills and a cooperative attitude.


  • Work with the animation team to define, create and maintain the animation pipeline.
  • Design and support complex character, facial and weapon rigs in Maya.
  • Own the skinning process for a variety of characters, garments and gear.
  • Create custom tools and scripts to increase the productivity and efficiency of the animation team.
  • Support and improve the integration of animation assets from Maya to the game engine.


  • Full Time Remote Contract Options
  • VISA & Relocation Support if required / preferred
  • 23 days annual paid days off plus bank holidays
  • Team project bonuses
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Private Medical and Dental Insurance
  • Health and wellbeing packages

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

Technical Animator and Rigger – REMOTE or Brighton, UK – AAA Character Action Games

Brighton, UK
Full time

Published on 12/03/2021

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