Senior 3D Animator – UK REMOTE or Middlesbrough, UK – AAA Online Action RPG

Location: Middlesbrough, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #26438 Posted: 2 months ago

Our client is a developer working on multiple AAA Console and PC Games. 

In this position you work on a world famous Online Action RPG franchise!

You will work directly with their Lead Artists, and Animators to create and maintain the animation style of the studios projects.


  • Previous experience with 3D package (ideally Maya and Motion Builder).
  • Engine Experience (ideally Unity/Unreal).
  • Adaptable with animation styles.
  • Have a strong understanding of human/creature body mechanics.
  • Strong understanding of Acting and Cinematography.
  • Keyframe and Motion Capture experience.
  • Pipeline tools experience.
  • Previous experience with Source Control desirable.
  • Be able to create rigs and set blend shapes for human/creature characters desirable.


  • Work with Lead Artists, Discipline Leads and Animators to establish and maintain the animation style.
  • Work alongside multiple departments to create prototypes and animations.
  • Contribute to the improvement of the animation tools, problem-solving processes and production pipelines.
  • Be responsible for the non-destructive integration of data to engine, including testing, debugging and liaising with other departments.
  • Create high-quality technically compatible animations for both game and cinematic pipelines.
  • Provide mentorship, animation feedback and training to less-experienced animators.
  • Maintain technical knowledge and industry best practices
  • Create rigs, set up blends-shapes and other technical requirements to aid animating a wide range of characters desirable.


  • UK based Full Time Remote work options available
  • 29 days of annual leave (20 days annual leave + 8 bank holidays + your birthday).
  • Personal development plan.
  • Annual performance bonuses and end of year bonuses.
  • UK relocation package.
  • Maternity, paternity, shared parental, adoption and dependent leave.
  • Flexible start time.
  • Annual pay reviews.


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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