Gameplay Animator – UK Remote OR Liverpool, UK – AAA Narrative Game

Location: Liverpool, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #25877 Posted: 4 days ago

Job Type: Permanent

Project: AAA Narrative Game


Our client is looking for several Gameplay Animators to bring the world of a dark, story-driven next generation ‘Narrative Adventure’ to life. Working closely with other teams, you’ll thrive on developing and delivering playable animations to the highest quality possible.

They’re aiming for a specificity of character and emotion that delivers distinct performance, heightens player immersion, and sets a new bar for gameplay character animation. As a part of the animation team, you will be instrumental in bringing that ambition to life.

With genre-defining goals, this title has AAA ambitions and a strong focus on character. They are taking atmosphere, storytelling, and narrative into ground-breaking territory, on next-gen technology.


  • Experience as a 3D Animator on a shipped PC or Console title.
  • Excellent knowledge of animation principles and an eye for dynamic poses, strong in keyframe animation and motion capture methods.
  • A deep understanding of human behaviour, strong sense of expressing character movement.
  • Experienced in developing animation for game engines and movement systems; working with motion capture data and relevant pipelines; working with Unreal Engine or similar.
  • Excellent knowledge of Maya


  • Create believable human / non-human keyframe and motion capture animation.
  • Take charge of animation system and/or design features, revising and refining with dcc and in-engine tools.
  • Work with related disciplines on block-out to final animations & systems, that work seamlessly with non-gameplay animation if required.
  • Contribute to the artistic & technical gameplay animation goals for the project.
  • Collaborate with all teams on animation workflows & pipeline development.


  • Experience of animating creatures or animals.
  • Knowledge UE4 or similar engines.
  • MotionBuilder experience.


  • Full Time Remote Work options from the UK
  • VISA and Relocation assistance if required
  • Private Healthcare Plan
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Enhanced Holiday Allowance
  • Pension Plans
  • Employee Assistance Programme – Counselling

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call us directly today on +44 (0) 1206 214415!

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Tags: 3D Animation , Remote Categories: Animation , Creative


Jon Norfolk

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