Senior Cinematic Animator – Midlands, UK – AAA Fantasy RPG

Location: Leamington Spa, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #25139 Posted: 2 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: AAA Fantasy RPG


Our client is an award-winning studio who are currently seeking a Senior Cinematic Animator to join development on their upcoming AAA Fantasy RPG title.

As an experienced Cinematic Animator, you’ll have expertise in a broad range of areas such as facial animation, motion capture, and keyframe animation.


  • Demo Reel of your cinematic animations
  • Understanding and knowledge of visual storytelling
  • Ability to convey emotion through realistic performance
  • Expertise with Maya and MotionBuilder
  • Adept in both keyframe and motion capture workflows


  • Blocking out animations and cameras
  • Swiftly iterating on previs
  • Working closely with the Lead, Director, and cinematic team to deliver the best performance
  • Implementing cinematics into the game engine and testing to make sure they fit within the game
  • Perfecting motion capture animation and adding to its performance
  • Producing content for cutscenes, in-game cinematics, and bespoke animations
  • Keeping track of time and tasks, and frequently showing progress to the team
  • Updating documentation


  • Background in film or pre-vis
  • Experience with game engines


  • Flexible working hours
  • VISA sponsorship and Relocation assistance
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • 25-day holiday allowance, plus bank holidays
  • Private Healthcare
  • World class studio environment, tools and tech

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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Tags: Cinematic Animation Categories: Animation , Creative


Jon Norfolk

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