Senior Animator – North East, UK – Permanent Contract – AAA Games

Location: Newcastle, North East, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #24958 Posted: 2 weeks ago

People Can Fly Newcastle

Projects:                Shooter Games, FPS & TPS

Note:                      I’m afraid a VISA cannot be sponsored for this position


This developer of AAA Console / PC Games is looking for a Senior Animator skilled at creating both realistic and stylised motion for in-game characters (humanoid, creature, or machine).


  • 3D Demo Reel ideally showcasing some console game animations
  • Professional experience as an Animator on a shipped AAA game title
  • Strong understanding of the principles of animation and character anatomy
  • Facial animation and lip-syncing
  • Able to take direction and implement feedback
  • Ability to think outside the box to come up with more efficient techniques
  • High work ethic and self-motivated


  • Creating high quality content utilising both hand key animation and motion capture data
  • Developing animations that support gameplay and visuals
  • Implementing and iterating on animation assets in game
  • Collaborating with the team to create dynamic, player centric experience
  • Troubleshooting and solve animation issues with all departments and organizing and prioritizing animation tasks.


  • Technical skills: rigging, scripting, proficient in Maya and Motionbuilder
  • Familiarity with Unreal or similar game engine

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.

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