Lead Cinematic Animator – London, UK – AAA Action Games

Location: Bromley, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #26116 Posted: 3 weeks ago

Our client are famous for their outstanding, team-based multiplayer games that inspire friendship, competition, and teamwork.

The successful candidate will have great artistic, technical and managerial expertise and be responsible for the development of an experienced team.


  • Previously shipped a AAA title while in a Lead or equivalent Cinematic Role.
  • Previous experience in leading a team.
  • Experience working on story or action-oriented sequences and cut scenes.
  • Previous experience of working with performance capture data and applying it to cinematic sequences.
  • Knowledge of Motion Builder, Maya or other equivalent 3D animation program


  • Develop, direct, and carry the standard for cinematic animation at every phase.
  • Excellent understanding of cinematic storytelling, pacing, and character development.
  • Well versed in a variety of animation styles and up to date with the latest animation techniques and innovations
  • Help establish and drive the pipelines, processes and methods necessary to take a cinematic from script through to completion.
  • Maintaining consistent quality, style and continuity, both visually and technically throughout the project.
  • Plan, prepare and supervise motion capture and performance capture sessions using internal capture and working with external partners.
  • Ensuring a productive internal workflow.
  • Prioritising and managing tasks to ensure that deliverables are completed on time and to specifications.


  • Working Knowledge of Unreal Engine 4’s cinematic tools or equivalent.
  • Cinematography experience focusing on scene composition.


  • VISA assistance and Relocation support
  • Private Medical and Dental Cover for you and your family.
  • Get mental health support from trained Mental Health First Aiders.
  • 24/7 employee assistance helpline.
  • 25 days of annual leave, plus 8 public holidays and annual closure between Christmas and New Year’s.
  • Industry-leading fully paid 30 weeks maternity leave & 10 weeks paternity leave.
  • Enhanced company pension contributions.

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call directly today on +44 1206 214 425!

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Tags: AAA , English , Lead Animator Categories: Animation , Creative


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