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Lead Animator – Finland – Console & PC Games

Location: Helsinki, Finland Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 3 years ago

Remedy Entertainment

Salary:                   Dependant on skills, experience and interview performance

Projects:                Console & PC Games


Our client is a globally successful console and PC game company founded in 1995 and based in Helsinki, Finland. This AAA studio is known for creating cinematic blockbuster action games that break media boundaries, pushing the limits of 3D character technology, storytelling and visual effects.


As a Lead Animator you will guide the team to create core and extended gameplay mechanics that will work for a worldwide audience. Map out feature development roadmaps for future iterations of the Engine with the engine team. You will be able to clearly communicate your vision to the team, and have great skill leading a group of experts in the creation of exciting and memorable gameplay that will leave players wanting more.


  • 3D Animation Demo Reel showcasing your finest realistic game animations
  • Experience as a Lead Animator on at least one shipped AAA game
  • Solid skills in key frame animation (great sense of weight, timing and strong posing).
  • Excellent understanding of shape, composition and layout as well as a good technical understanding of game engines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (in English).
  • A passion for games
  • Hands on experience with contemporary animation pipelines and tools is a bonus.


  • Defining and owning the core vision for the projects animation, achieving vision and exceptional quality
  • Inspire and lead the animation team with ambitious yet realistic goals to deadline
  • Ensure that consistent communication is maintained, in all directions, to guarantee the quality of the game
  • Mentor other members of the team, helping them to improve and grow
  • Successfully collaborate with Engineers and Designers to enable fast prototyping workflow, secure animation quality and make sure that design guidelines are met as agreed


  • They offer an extensive set of employee benefits and a generous bonus system as well as opportunities for you to develop your skills further.
  • They hold regular social events that you can take part in: movie and game nights, wellbeing afternoons or any of the various social activities.
  • Their diverse team of 150 people and over 20 nationalities is located in a privately housed studio building with state-of-the-art facilities include a fully stocked café, private gym and a penthouse bar and sauna. They are located in Finland’s capital region of Helsinki, easily accessible with public transportation.

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


Salary and benefits will be discussed at interview with the company and are individually negotiated by OPM.

Tagged as: Lead Animator

Tags: Lead Animator Categories: Animation , Creative


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