Senior Animator – Midlands, UK – FPS Games

Location: Derby, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #25238 Posted: 3 weeks ago

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

Project: FPS Game

Note: Unfortunately, a VISA cannot be sponsored


My client is an established games developer who are steadily growing with multiple projects in development. We are looking for a Senior Animator or an experienced candidate looking for a step up, who will oversee the implementation of animations, manage and mentor the animation team on their fast-paced competitive FPS!

They have a young, friendly team dynamic and culture who strive for making action packed games.


  • Demo Reel displaying character animations for video games, ideally some FPS shots
  • Experience as an Animator in the games industry
  • Excellent Gameplay Animation skills
  • Expertise with Maya
  • A relevant degree in Animation or equivalent professional full cycle project experience
  • Excellent communication skills and leadership qualities


  • Create exciting gameplay, movement, character & prop animations for a fast-paced FPS
  • Define & lead the animation style
  • Manage and mentor mid-level and junior team members, helping them achieve their best
  • Test & review animations to achieve the highest standards
  • Work with Programmers, Artists and Designers to implement animations into the game


  • Unreal Engine 4 experience
  • Professional experience developing FPS games


  • Relocation support
  • Temporary Remote Start
  • Private Medical & Dental Insurances
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Profit Share Scheme
  • Annual Holiday Increase


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: 3D Animation Categories: Animation , Creative


Jon Norfolk

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