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3D Animator – Brighton, UK – Permanent – AAA Console Games

Location: Brighton, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #23828 Posted: 1 year ago

Project: AAA Console Games


OPM are working with an established AAA games studio, looking for experienced Animators to join the team working on a major console titles.

As a character animator you will work as part of the animation team with a focus on creating and implementing gameplay character move sets. The role will also involve cut scene and narrative based sequences and supporting in world animations.


  • A demo reel or portfolio demonstrating recent work showcasing character and creature moves sets, combat animation and other gameplay animation systems.
  • Animation production experience, ideally in video games.
  • Expert key frame animation skills.
  • Strong understanding of animation and how it applies to gameplay.
  • Proficient in Maya.


  • Responsible for the creation and integration of world class combat and character animations.
  • Creating inspiring animation for both bipeds and creature character designs.
  • Apply animation principles to create high-quality animations while optimising them to meet technical constraints and making any changes that are requested based on the artistic direction.
  • Quickly prototype and pre-visualise animation systems and ideas that will serve as a basis for animation and gameplay-related discussions.
  • Support the requirements for in game cut-scenes and performance animation as required.


  • Character rigging skills is a bonus.
  • Prior experience of motion capture pipelines.


  • Holidays – 23 days paid annual leave plus all 8 UK bank holidays.
  • Bonus Anniversary Holidays – An additional day of annual leave for each year’s anniversary
  • Team Project Bonuses
  • Private Medical Insurance Scheme
  • Private Dental Insurance Scheme
  • Train Travel Season Ticket Loan
  • Dog Friendly Workspace

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

Tagged as: 3D Animation

Tags: 3D Animation Categories: Animation , Creative


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