Facial Animator – Edinburgh, Scotland – AAA Games

Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #25320 Posted: 1 month ago

This vacancy is offering a work-from-home in Edinburgh with VISA and relocation support. To work in-house in the future.

Project: AAA Open World Games


Our award-winning client is looking for a skilled Facial Animator to join production on their world-famous IPs.


  • Excellent demo reel displaying a great understanding of animation principles with a focus on high quality facial animation
  • Production experience on current generation console and/or PC
  • Hand key facial animation experience
  • Advanced knowledge in one of: 3D Studio Max, Motion Builder, or equivalent 3D program
  • In-depth understanding of development issues involved in getting animations into a game


  • Produce facial animations for all characters and animals appearing in cinematic and gameplay sequences
  • Improve face performances adding emphasis to key face shapes and movements to help create compelling and realistic characters
  • Review face animations and implement feedback from lead reviews
  • Collaborate with the global animation, code and design teams to problem solve and implement face performances across all characters
  • Generate visually stunning 3D facial animations
  • Work closely with the team to create balanced solutions to any related technical and aesthetic issues
  • Animate natural and expressive motion to create realistic, fluid facial animations


  • Aptitude in Faceware, Dynamixyz or similar package


  • VISA sponsorship and Relocation support if required
  • Experience working at the top of AAA games development on world famous IP’s
  • Highly competitive salaries for the region
  • And more!

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

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Tags: 3D Animation Categories: Animation , Creative


Jon Norfolk

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