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Cinematic Animator – Remote OR London (UK) – Console Video Games

Location: London, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #18452 Posted: 6 months ago

Slightly Mad

Cinematic Animator – London (UK) – Video Games


Job Title: Cinematic Animator

Location: London (UK)

Salary: Depending on experience, skills and interview performance

Job Type: Permanent

Genre: Video Games


My client was founded in 2009 and is a premier games developer of world class video games. Work has begun on an exciting new project where cinematics is an area of major focus for the studio and they are looking for an experienced and passionate Cinematic Animator to help the team to be able to achieve visually stunning animations.




  • Excellent knowledge of anatomy/human body
  • Extensive animation skills and ability to apply them to video game development
  • Experience working with high-fidelity motion capture body and facial data
  • Must show the ability to animate with high quality timing, weight, and lip sync
  • Experience animating in 3D Max, Maya, Motionbuilder
  • Ability to create and edit animation graph / node systems / State machines would be a great asset
  • Excellent knowledge of the principles of animation, with a keen eye for character pose and staging
  • Great understanding of game development pipelines and current generation technology
  • Task driven, self-motivated & proactive
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Prioritise one’s own tasks and be responsive to deadlines




  • Produce high quality full performance cinematic animations.
  • Edit Body and Facial MoCap data to craft detailed character animations.
  • Working alongside the Cinematic Director and able to follow artistic direction.




  • Camera set up and good knowledge of cinematography
  • An understanding of hair dynamics, animation rigging/set-up
  • A passion for Games

Tagged as: Cinematic Animation

Tags: Cinematic Animation Categories: Animation , Creative


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