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Animation Director – Spain – Salary DOE + Relocation – F2P Games

Location: Barcelona, Spain Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 3 years ago

Social Point

Project: High Quality F2P Games


My client is one of the leading social gaming companies in the world. They are a market leader in strategy and action games which are played by millions every day. As their Animation Director you will ultimately be responsible for quality, efficiency, coordination and communication between your team of 2D and 3D Animators.



  • Experience in the games industry as an Animation Director or a similar management position.
  • Able to validate all technical and quality aspects of animations.
  • Experienced in animation software like Maya, 3DS Max, Motionbuilder, Flash or Spine.



  • Acting as Operational Manager and Mentor to their Animators
  • Report directly to the Art VP, collaborate with the Head of Products, Art Directors and Outsourcing Managers.
  • Assure flawless communication, response time, planning and time estimations within the team of animators.
  • Create Roadmaps, Briefing Templates and master Jira Management.
  • Decide which animations are outsourced and trigger the process with Outsourcing Managers.
  • Invent methodologies, create and communicate visions for new pipelines and tools. Reduces repetitive tasks in favour of automatisation.
  • Responsible for hiring the best Animators of the industry.
  • Run yearly appraisals for your team of animators, mentor and set improvement plans.



  • You will grow and learn from working in an international and talented team.
  • Enjoy flexible working-time.
  • Career progression and ongoing training opportunities
  • Working in sunny Barcelona. They have the most amazing views of Barcelona and the sea.
  • After work company events every month.
  • Access to a brand new gym
  • Weekend activities once a month and Spanish lessons


Interested in finding out more? Call me today on +44 (0) 1206 214425.

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Tags: Animation Director Categories: Animation , Creative


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