Lead Animator – REMOTE or Spain – Cross Platform Action Game

Location: Barcelona, Spain Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #25266 Posted: 1 month ago

This position can either be worked remotely from some countries or relocation and VISA is supported if required.

Project: New action-based IP that features world famous licensed characters

Platform: Cross Platform PC, Console, Mobile Game


This developer having redefined the way you play mobile games with many of their titles topping the iOS and Android charts, they are now expanding into the PC and Console space! With an exciting new game in development, they’re looking for a Lead Animator to lead their in-game animation team (2 Senior, 2 Technical, 1 Junior).


  • Ability to create realistic and cartoony 3D animation with an eye for acting and storytelling that captures the identity of the character
  • The ability to communicate 3D animation principles through your own animation and in a written/verbal form as feedback
  • Passion for videogames and experience working on game animations
  • Ability to establish animation quality standards in co-operation with the studio Art Director and 3D Art Lead and/or the license holder
  • Ability to communicate with technical animators and technical animation designer on topics related to skinning, rigging and game engine animation states
  • Impeccable communication skills, as you will act as the central hub for 3D animation topics in the studio
  • Knowledge of task management and the ability to communicate with stakeholders on scheduling animation work
  • Ability to mentor junior or intermediate level animators, guide and support seniors
  • Fluent level of English
  • Experience with Maya and 3DSMax character animation
  • Ideally experienced or interested in approaching the technical side of game engines


  • Manage a team of 3D Animators and Technical Animators
  • Identify training needs and implement a training plan
  • Ensure the team delivers animations on time
  • Oversee the quality of final animations, giving feedback to a team of internal animators and outsourcing partners
  • Assist the team with animations directly if needed
  • Conduct daily meetings with the animation team, giving feedback and guidance to deliver the best quality animations


  • Permanent Remote Contract or VISA & Relocation Support is provided
  • 25 days paid holiday
  • Private medical insurance
  • Very competitive salary
  • An exceptional, dynamic, and motivating working environment within a fast-growing studio
  • Challenging and rewarding work on the next great frontiers in games
  • An international environment which offers daily contact with other countries & cultures
  • Excellent local working conditions (Studio in the centre of Barcelona)

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

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Jon Norfolk

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