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Lead Technical Animator – UK Remote OR North West, UK – Dark Horror Game

Our client is looking for a Technical Animator to join their team in the development on their next AAA Narrative Adventure Game in Unreal Engine 5.


  • Strong knowledge of Maya.
  • Good working knowledge of QT/PySide.
  • Python development skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of animation and the processes involved in creating animations.
  • Experience producing high quality rigged and skinned characters and props.
  • Previous experience as a Technical Animator on a video game.


  • Support the Animation team with planning, knowledge sharing and general technical support.
  • Create tools/scripts to aid animators.
  • Support the implementation of best-in-class character animation.
  • Support the process of rigging and skinning including facial set-ups, cloth/hair/physics, props, and environmental assets.
  • Collaborate with code and animation team to make sure they are working as efficiently and as stress free as possible.
  • Support the leads and wider team to create and maintain documentation standards and practices for in-game technical animation.
  • Identify shortfalls in technical animation skills and assist with the recruitment process.
  • Working with Dev Managers to ensure realistic project scope.


  • Experience with Unreal Engine: AnimGraph, Sequencer, material based procedural animation.
  • Experience with character set up in Unreal including physics, cloth, materials
  • Experience with MotionBuilder.


  • VISA and Relocation Support.
  • Private Healthcare Plan.
  • Bonus Scheme.
  • Enhanced Holiday Allowance.
  • Pension Plans.
  • Work remotely within the UK.


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

Lead Technical Animator – UK Remote OR North West, UK – Dark Horror Game

Liverpool, UK
Full time

Published on 01/23/2023

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