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3D Animator – Eastern Europe – Permanent – AAA PC Games

Location: Zagreb, Croatia Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 4 years ago

Lion Game Lion


As a 3D Animator, you will be responsible for creating believable animations, both in-game and in cinematics. You will play a crucial role when it comes to tying together gameplay, storytelling and character movement. You will be responsible for pitching ideas and creating prototypes, as well as the direction of actors and stuntmen during motion capture sessions. You should have strong key frame animation abilities as well as experience handling motion capture data.



  • Proficient in MotionBuilder and Maya
  • Familiarity and excitement for games and game development
  • Able to demonstrate solid in-game as well as cinematic animations
  • Passionate about video games and animation.
  • Able to deliver strong key frame character animation



  • Work with other departments to create and implement high quality in-game animation
  • Work with level design team to create level specific animations
  • Collaborate with the Art, Engineering and Design teams to define animation style producing pre-visualizations and present concept ideas to the team
  • Create the animations for both in-game behaviour as well as predefined sequences (or cut scenes)
  • Understand game-required techniques such as blending, tagging, state machine transitions, animation blending trees, compression, etc
  • Create compelling character performances, utilizing both key framed and motion capture techniques, to compliment the game design and promote the artistic vision of the game as a whole
  • Work with the Producers, Department Leads and Animation team to establish methods to improve the production pipeline, tools and systems that will benefit the integrity of the animation for the studio
  • Assist in troubleshooting animation and technical issues,
  • Clearly communicate updates and concerns in a timely manner to the Production team to ensure project goals are met and delivered to the highest levels


In return you will work in a dynamic and rapidly growing company where gameplay comes first. While they grow, they want you to grow with them and to evolve in your professional development and make games that rival the best in industry.


Sounds good? Then please send your CV and demo reel to


Jon Norfolk | Art & Animation Consultant

OPM Response Ltd

Direct Line: + 44 (0) 1206 214425 |

Email: |

Skype: jon.norfolk.opm


Twitter: AnimationOPM


Salary and benefits will be discussed at interview with the company and are individually negotiated by OPM. 

Tagged as: 3D Animation

Tags: 3D Animation Categories: Animation , Creative


Jon Norfolk

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