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Cinematic Animator – South East, UK – Permanent – AAA PC Games

Location: Horsham, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #24192 Posted: 7 months ago

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

Project: AAA PC Games

OPM’s award-winning client is a world class team of diverse and multi-national talent who are well known for crafting memorable gaming experiences. They are seeking a talented Cinematic Animator with a strong understanding of producing character driven performance abilities, along with having a versatile animation skill set.


· Good professional experience producing cinematic content for both in-game and marketing materials, in a AAA development studio.

· Demonstrable understanding of character animation, integrating complex body mechanics for both bipeds and quadrupeds.

· Ability to build and execute hand key frame animations for a widespread set of characters that include both human and creatures.

· Demonstrable understanding of handling and editing motion capture, combining hand key skills to produce the final character performances.

· Hand keyframe experience in producing character facial animation performances, in both lip syncing and emotions.

· Proficient Maya skills.

· Professional experience with game engines and cinematic pipelines in game development.

· Strong understanding of camera narrative and film making methods.


· You will create stunning, emotive cinematic performances for an extensive set of characters for in-game cinematics and marketing trailers, for an outstanding IP.

· You will take ownership of tasks given, ensuring animations delivered are on time.

· You will make sure animations match the established quality bar.

· You will utilise your advanced animations skills within Maya, to build performances using a mixture of motion capture data, and hand key frame animation.

· You will be friendly and proactive in problem-solving, taking and implementing any animation notes given, in a positive attitude, alongside being a team player.


· Professional experience with Motion Builder

· Professional experience with Photoshop, Premiere and After Effects

· Passionate about games and film


· Generous holiday allowance

· Annual discretionary studio bonus

· Support in Learning and Development

· Private medical, dental and life insurance

· Free breakfast every day

· An employee assistance programme and onsite wellbeing sessions

· Amazing studio parties

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

Tagged as: Cinematic Animation

Tags: Cinematic Animation Categories: Animation , Creative


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