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Lead Animator – France – Permanent – AAA Action RPG

Location: Nice, France Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #24198 Posted: 1 year 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 Action RPG Games ________________________________________________________________________________

OPM’s newest client is a record-breaking indie studio based in Nice, France. They are currently seeking a Lead Animator to join development on a new isometric action-RPG title.



  • Degree or Qualification(s) in 3D Animation
  • Extensive professional experience in gameplay & cutscenes animation
  • Demonstrable experience on published fantasy or RPG AA and/or AAA titles
  • Professional experience managing a team
  • Expert skill Maya
  • Comfortable implementing animations into game engines and have a deep understanding of how a state machine works
  • Independent, proactive and take initiative, with a keen eye for detail
  • Passionate about the games industry and have a strong gaming background
  • Excellent communication and adaptation skills
  • Fluent English language skills


  • As Lead Animator you will report to the Producer
  • Conceptualising, prototyping, and creating key frame animations based on existing animations
  • Obtaining and enhancing motion capture animations, considering real-time limitations, and ensuring the highest quality animations.
  • Cutting and implementing the animations to the game engine.
  • Contributing in the optimisation and development of the production process and animation techniques, both for gameplay and cutscenes.
  • Producing human, creatures, mechanisms, and objects animations of the highest quality
  • Supervising the animation team daily.


  • Knowledge and experience with CryEngine
  • Motion Builder experience


  • Remote Start, with Comprehensive Relocation Package including VISA
  • Extremely competitive salary
  • 25 days paid holiday
  • Pension scheme
  • Healthcare scheme

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

Tagged as: 3D Animation

Tags: 3D Animation Categories: Animation , Creative


Jon Norfolk

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