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3D Animator – Netherlands – Permanent – AAA VR Games

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #24128 Posted: 2 years ago

This vacancy may offer a work-from-home start until it’s safe to work in-house or relocate to the location.

Projects: AAA VR Games


OPM’s client is an ambitious VR Game Development Studio who are currently recruiting for a 3D Animator to join to join development on their innovative projects with their team in The Netherlands.

The successful candidate will help enhance the movement and life seen in their games and experiences, through the characters and the worlds they reside. You will create gameplay and story-telling animations using keyframe and mo-cap editing in line with vision of the title.


  • Demo Reel with a range of 3D animations, such as characters, creatures, and sequences.
  • Good experience with Maya and its animation tools.
  • Professional experience using both hand-keyed and mo-cap animation methods.
  • Strong understanding of body motion, physics, IK and FK.
  • Good observational skills with regards to movement, squash and stretch, anticipation, overshoot, follow-through etc.


  • Produce quality character, creature and prop animations that meet the aesthetic requirements.
  • Cooperate with game designers to assist in implementing animations into the game engine.
  • Work together with technical animators to help enhance and maintain the animation pipeline.


  • Professional games industry experience
  • Experience implementing animation content in Unreal Engine 4
  • Understanding of rigging and skinning


  • A healthy work-life balance including flexible working hours
  • 26 vacation days with an option to buy 5 more
  • Up to 30% income tax reduction for expats
  • Relocation assistance
  • Pension plan


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

Tagged as: 3D Animation

Tags: 3D Animation Categories: Animation , Creative


Jon Norfolk

Lead Recruitment Consultant

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