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Lead Animator – REMOTE or Midlands, UK – AAA Video Games

Location: Derby, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #25995 Posted: 3 months ago

NOTE: Unfortunately, a VISA cannot be sponsored for this position

Our client has grown from Indie Developer to AAA, with exciting new IP’s and projects with partners in development they are expanding their animation team.

As Lead Animator you'll be leading a team of animators to bring personality to the world that they’re building, creating satisfying and reactive animations.


  • Previous industry experience as a Senior / Lead Animator.
  • Vast Gameplay and Cinematic Animation skills.
  • Experience with Maya.
  • Experience with Unreal Engine.
  • A relevant degree in Animation or equivalent professional full-cycle project experience.
  • Demo Reel displaying character animations.


  • Working with Programmers, Artists and Designers to implement animations into the game.
  • Testing, reviewing and iterating upon animations to tune them to the highest quality.
  • Mentoring junior team members.
  • Leading and defining our animation quality standards and pipeline.
  • Create reactive, satisfying and long lasting animations.


  • Private Medical & Dental Insurance.
  • Flexible Working Hours.
  • Profit share scheme
  • Annual holiday increase.

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call us directly today on +44 (0) 1206 21445!

Tagged as: 3D Animation, Lead Animator

Tags: 3D Animation , Lead Animator Categories: Animation , Creative


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