3D Animator – Netherlands – Permanent Contract – VR Games

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Job Title 3D Animator – Netherlands – Permanent Contract – VR Games
Job Category Animator
Job Description Job Type: 12months FTC leading to Permanent

Projects: VR Video Games

NOTE: I’m afraid a VISA cannot be supported


This studio in the heart of Amsterdam are one of the world’s largest VR and AR studios and they are looking for a Senior Animator to join and their fantastic team to work on many exciting VR and AR projects.

Using Unreal, you will be responsible for breathing life and believability into their interactive worlds; from objects, props and environmental flourishes, all the way through to a wide variety of humans, quadrupeds, and everything in-between!

  • 3D Animation demo reel demonstrating excellent keyframe and MOCAP animations
  • Excellent understanding of human and animal body mechanics and excellent eye for core animation principles (timing, weight etc.)
  • Proficiency in Maya and its animation tools
  • Knowledge of both hand keyed and motion captured animation
  • Advanced knowledge of animation within a game engine and knowledge of game engine implementation (UE4 preferred)
  • Rigging & skinning knowledge
  • Modeling & texturing knowledge (to prevent edge loop problems etc.).

  • Create convincing creature, character and object animations
  • Work with game designers to implement the animations into the game engine;
  • Set the animation style and help improve / maintain pipeline;
  • Mentor less experienced animators to improve their artistic and technical output.

  • Working in a creative and quality driven environment with enthusiastic colleagues
  • A great spot to learn and share knowledge
  • A healthy work-life balance
  • Studio location in the heart of Amsterdam

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


Salary and benefits will be discussed at interview with the company and are individually negotiated by OPM.
Salary DOE
Location Amsterdam
Job Category Art / Animation
Date posted 05/03/2019
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