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Lead Animator – Spain – Permanent – Console & PC Video Games

Location: Barcelona, Spain Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #23786 Posted: 1 year ago

Project: Console & PC Video Games

Note: Unfortunately, a VISA cannot be sponsored


Our client is an established worldwide publisher and developer of interactive entertainment headquartered in Poland. Their portfolio includes Action Games, RPG, FPS and Simulators. They’ve recently opened a brand new studio in Barcelona working on their latest RPG title set for release on Consoles and PC. Games is their passion and as Lead Animator you’ll share in this enthusiasm and ethos to make amazing experiences for the player.


  • A strong portfolio of work which demonstrates the ability to create first-class animations
  • Experience building and leading animation teams
  • Previously worked on a Third Person Action title with melee combat
  • Strong understanding of development issues involved in getting animations into a game
  • Use creative ingredients from designers and translate them into visual and motion language
  • Understand readability and key poses
  • Ability to keyframe animate organics to the best quality
  • Develop creative solutions for the functionality of gameplay animation
  • Understand the paradigms of posing in a fighting game and the anatomy of attacks
  • Familiar with animation in all visual media
  • Knowledge of modern animation pipelines and techniques
  • Familiar with mocap technology for body and facial capture
  • Ability to conduct mocap sessions
  • Able to convey your vision to the team
  • Maintain the vision direction during the iterative cycles
  • Able to contribute to the growth of team members


  • Produce convincing animations for character and in game objects
  • Produce high quality in-game animations
  • Take responsibility for animations created, to ensure quality and smooth movement through the workflow
  • Work effectively with multiple disciplines to create prototypes and production animation that fits with the game design vision
  • Contribute to the improvements of the animation tools, problem solving and pipelines


  • Highly Competitive Salary
  • Co-financing for private medical care
  • Flexible working hours
  • Relocation support


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, Lead Animator

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


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