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Senior Animator – UK Remote, Liverpool, UK – Action-Adventure Game

Location: Liverpool, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #25450 Posted: 9 months ago

This position can be worked full time remotely on a permanent contract from within the UK. VISA and Relocation Assistance is provided to candidates applying from abroad.

Project: Action-Adventure Game

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Our client is a rapidly expanding UK developer with many high-end games in development across multiple genres! We are looking for a Senior Animator to join production on an upcoming blockbuster action-adventure game. In this role you will work closely with the Lead Animator, Art Director and Game Director to create a variety of game animations, working from the initial levels of grey block to final polish for release.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Experience in a relevant role with a minimum of one game shipped
  • Strong technical expertise and ability to problem solve
  • Expertise with Maya
  • Background with UE4 blueprints, animation graphs or similar networks desirable
  • Great keyframe animation skills that demonstrate excellent body mechanics, weight, and timing
  • In-depth understanding of human and animal movement, spatial awareness, and ability to adapt to different animation styles

RESPONSIBLITIES:

  • Set standards for animation team to deliver world class animation
  • Collaborate with key project stakeholders such as the Game Director and Animation Lead to ensure game vision is well executed
  • Mentoring and training members of the animation team
  • Work closely with Technical Animators to develop and improve workflows
  • Work closely with character team to ensure their models are ready for rigging

 

DESIRED SKILLS:

  • Familiarity with Unreal Engine or a proprietary engine
  • Experience integrating animation from Maya to UE4
  • Understanding of Motion Builder
  • Experience working with motion capture data and pipelines

BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Remote working within the UK
  • VISA sponsorship and relocation support if required
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Mental Health & Wellbeing Support
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Performance related Bonus
  • Private healthcare plan

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!

Tagged as: Senior Animator

Tags: Senior Animator Categories: Animation , Creative

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