Senior OR Lead Animator – Sweden – AAA Video Games

Location: Stockholm, Sweden Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #24994 Posted: 2 months ago

This vacancy is offering a work-from-home in Stockholm with VISA and relocation support. To work in-house in the future.

Project: AAA Console & PC Games


My client and I are currently looking for a Senior OR Lead Animator to work on their next AAA title for Console & PC. The successful candidate will take on a significant ownership and responsibility, whilst providing enthusiasm, excellent animation skills and innovative problem solving the project.


  • Experience as an Animator in the video games industry
  • Maya and/or MotionBuilder expertise
  • Skills in animating both human and creatures
  • Technical problem-solving skills
  • Strong experience with Motion-Capture data, both in polish and enhancement
  • Accomplished observational skills coupled with a strong understanding of weight distribution and pacing/timing
  • Mentoring and leadership qualities


  • Collaborate with the Animation Director to ensure that animation content meets the expectations of quality, consistency, and style
  • Work alongside a talented team of programmers, designers, and animators, to fully realise content for their in-game character features.
  • Give life to their 3rd person player-controlled characters as well as realising NPC movement, performances, and behaviours
  • Support and help train less experienced animators in your team


  • Procedural animation experience
  • An understanding of state machine graphs and animation trees
  • Animation, rigging, skinning, animation state trees and animation scripting
  • Experience with facial animation, cinematography, cinematic related character animation
  • Experience with multi-player related animation systems and open world games
  • Awareness of current titles and industry trends ideally an avid gamer!


  • Complete relocation support including VISA
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Free games!
  • Health care allowance
  • Pension Scheme
  • Social events

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, Maya, Motion Builder

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Tags: 3D Animation , Maya , Motion Builder Categories: Animation , Creative


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