Animator – North Carolina, USA – Permanent – Mobile Games Studio

Location: Rayleigh, United States Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #24481 Posted: 3 months ago

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

Project: Mobile Games

Note: Unfortunately, a VISA cannot be provided


OPMs client is seeking an experienced Animator to join their talented team and help develop industry-leading mobile games!

The successful candidate will work closely with the Art Director, Tech Art, and creative leads to breathe life into the characters and environments their games. You will take responsibility for keyframe character and facial animations alongside some environment animations.


  • A demo reel with examples of professional and personal work
  • Extensive experience in games development with at least one project completed as an Animator.
  • Extensive professional experience character and facial animation.
  • Understanding of animation principles including timing, anticipation, balance, weight & appeal.
  • Strong knowledge of acting principles.
  • Able to effectively communicate from both a creative and technical point of view.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritise tasks and self-direct them to completion.


  • Produce high quality hand key animations.
  • Work together with other disciplines to build a cohesive vision and experience.
  • Communicate animation tool needs.
  • Troubleshoot and solve animation issues with all departments.
  • Implement animation assets into Unity and iterate as required.
  • Organise and accurately estimate animation tasks.


  • Professional experience in mobile game development.
  • Professional experience with storyboarding.
  • Professional experience with 2d animation.
  • Skilled with Maya and Unity.
  • Professional experience with Rigging and Skinning.


  • Temporary Full Time REMOTE start
  • Full relocation support once it’s safe to travel
  • Opportunity to lead the animation pipeline
  • Healthcare Cover
  • Bonuses

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

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Tags: 3D Animation Categories: Animation , Creative


Jon Norfolk

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