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Lead Animator – Midlands, UK – Permanent – AAA Racing Games

Location: Leamington Spa, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #23196 Posted: 3 months ago

This vacancy may offer a work-from-home start until it’s safe to work in-house or relocate to the location.

Projects:                World Renown AAA Console Racing Games



This studio regularly sets the quality benchmark in world class racing games. To maintain this standard, they are looking for an experienced Lead Animator. You’ll oversee the Animation team, working in conjunction with the Art Director and Art Manager to realise the high standards their players have come to love and expect.



· Experience in the industry as a Lead Animator.

· A strong and diverse portfolio of different animation styles.

· Experienced in a variety of animation styles.

· Creative skillset that can adapt to technical requirements.

· Strong understanding of human anatomy.

· Practical knowledge of current 3D software Maya, 3DS Max and Motion Builder.

· Strong interest in self-development of managerial skills, overseeing the work of other team members and mentoring and developing junior staff.

· Ability to communicate with artists, technical team members and studio leadership.

· Experience of creating animation networks.



· Cover the full spectrum of animation, including facial, motion capture and keyframe.

· Expertise with the latest 3D software such as Maya, 3DsMax and Motionbuilder.

· Grow and develop the team.

· Help improve the animation and art pipelines.



  • Company Socials.

• Flexible working hours.

• VISA application assistance.

• Contributory pension scheme.

• 25-day holiday allowance, plus bank holidays.

• Private Healthcare

  • Competitive Salaries


Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? 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


Jon Norfolk

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