Lead Cinematic Animator – UK Remote OR Liverpool, UK – AAA Narrative Game

Location: Liverpool, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #25181 Posted: 1 month ago

This vacancy may offer a work-from-home start until it is safe to work in-house or relocate to the location.

Project: AAA Narrative Adventure Game

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This UK developer is rapidly growing with many high-end games in development across multiple genres! We are looking for a Lead Gameplay Animator to build, lead and light the way for a new gameplay animation team, on a dark, story-driven next generation Narrative Adventure game.

With a focus on character development that delivers distinct performance, heightens player immersion, and sets a new bar for gameplay character animation, this ambitious project takes atmosphere, storytelling and narrative, into ground-breaking territory on next-gen technology.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Experience as a Senior / Lead Cinematic Animator on at least one shipped PC or Console title
  • Excellent communication skills with a capacity to lead and motivate a team of animators
  • Outstanding eye for improving animation and animator capabilities as well as conveying story and character emotion / thought in animation
  • Able to deliver nuance and subtlety from performance capture and keyframed animation
  • Background with full cycle cinematic motion-capture pipeline from prep, capture, through to delivery and implementation
  • Excellent working knowledge of UE4 cinematic tools or equivalent technology
  • In-depth knowledge of MotionBuilder, Maya or equivalent 3D program
  • Strong understanding of the principles of animation, body movement and mechanics as well as an ability to adapt to different animation styles

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Realise motion-captured and keyframed animation to a truly cinematic level
  • Deliver the creative vision through every performance
  • Develop a team capable of realising the highest quality in cinematic character animation, facial animation, animals, props and vehicles
  • Prioritise and manage tasks to ensure that deliverables are completed on time
  • Collaborate with other disciplines to resolve any creative or technical difficulties and push project quality
  • Build in-house capabilities in character animation production

BENEFITS:

  • Remote working within the UK
  • VISA sponsorship and relocation support if required
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Mental Health & Wellbeing Support
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Performance related Bonus
  • Private healthcare plan

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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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