Lead Animator – Hybrid – South East, UK – AAA PC Games

Location: Horsham, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #26344 Posted: 2 weeks ago

Our client is a world class team of diverse and multi-national talent who are well known for crafting memorable gaming experiences.

The successful candidate will be an established Lead or an experienced Senior looking to advance their career into a Lead role.


  • Previous experience working as a 3D Animator in the Games Industry.
  • Extensive knowledge of animation implementation in-engine.
  • Proficient in Maya.
  • Motion Capture experience.
  • Strong hand key animation skills.
  • Able to lead and mentor animators of various levels.
  • Excellent communication skills.


  • Be responsible for managing the gameplay animation team.
  • Set and communicate quality levels to the team and provide feedback to meet those levels, ensuring that all animation is in line with the IP holder’s expectations.
  • Work alongside other disciplines to find the balance between functionality and aesthetics.
  • Help set realistic schedules.
  • Guide new animation tech, providing feedback to the animation, programming and tools teams.


  • Hybrid Contract (2 days onsite and 3 days remote)
  • Flexible working.
  • Enhanced holiday allowance, Maternity, and Paternity breaks.
  • VISA and Relocation package for you and your dependents.
  • Private medical and dental insurance.
  • Annual bonus’.
  • An employee assistance programme and onsite wellbeing sessions.

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

Tagged as: Lead Animator, Maya, Motion Builder

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Tags: Lead Animator , Maya , Motion Builder Categories: Animation , Creative


Jon Norfolk

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