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Mid to Senior Animator – North East (UK) – Permanent – Console & PC Games

Location: Newcastle, North East, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 2 years ago

Sumo Digital Newcastle

Projects:                Console & PC Games


Are you hungry to expand your skills and experience at a top developer and getting credits on top tier games? Then you need to submit your application now! My client has been creating high quality video games for over a decade. They are one of the UK’s most prolific and secure independent game developers with a talented team of over 290 staff.


  • 3D Animation demo reel showcasing your best games animations
  • Production of high quality hand keyed animation
  • Work with and understand Motion Capture data
  • Assist in Lead responsibilities such as mentoring, scheduling and R&D into new features
  • Contribute to the conceptualisation of character behaviours and abilities
  • Provide detailed input during the character creation process, from concept to modelling to final rigging, identifying character performance and functionality requirements
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the pipelines and procedures within the project/company
  • Able to direct MoCap talent during character rehearsal and motion capture shoots


  • Creating 3D Animations in a broad range of styles
  • Doing both keyframe and/or MOCAP animations as required by the project
  • Working to game animation production schedules and to deadline
  • Communicate across departments
  • Manage your own workload and report to the Lead Artist

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


Salary and benefits will be discussed at interview with the company and are individually negotiated by OPM.

Tagged as: 3D Animation

Tags: 3D Animation Categories: Animation , Creative


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