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Senior Animator – Netherlands – Permanent Contract – VR Games

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 3 years ago

Force Filed VR

Project: VR Video Games


This studio in the heart of Amsterdam are one of the world’s largest VR and AR studios and they are looking for a Senior Animator to join and their fantastic team to work on many exciting VR and AR projects.


As a 3D Animator, you will breathe life into their worlds by creating animations for characters (human and non-human), weapons, vehicles and objects, as well as special events, scripted sequences and cut-scenes.



  • 3D Animation demo reel demonstrating excellent keyframe animations, MOCAP is a bonus
  • Games industry experience as a Senior Animator or Lead
  • Supervising and mentoring animators
  • Proficiency in Maya and its animation tools
  • Experience doing high quality 3D animations, such as characters, animals, robots and sequences
  • An excellent understanding of (body) motion, physics, IK and FK
  • A keen eye for movement, squash and stretch, anticipation, overshoot, follow-through etc.



  • Mentoring a team of 2 3D Animators
  • Define animation style in collaboration with Art Director and Lead Artist
  • Set up an animation pipeline and teach other artists how to use it
  • Create animations within technical, creative and time constraints
  • Collaborate with other disciplines to deliver game-engine ready assets
  • Build motion/blend trees in the game engine (Unity and/or UE4)



  • Working in a creative and quality driven environment with enthusiastic colleagues
  • A great spot to learn and share knowledge
  • A healthy work-life balance
  • Studio location in the heart of Amsterdam

Tagged as: Senior Animator

Tags: Senior Animator Categories: Animation , Creative


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