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Senior OR Lead Technical Animator – REMOTE or Scotland – AAA Open World Game

Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #26269 Posted: 2 months ago

Our client is looking for a Senior / Lead Technical Animator who understands animation production and has a genuine interest in spearheading the creation of the tools and pipeline for the animation teams.

The successful candidate will be working on a fluid environment with competing demands.


  • Previous games development experience as a Senior or Lead Technical Animator.
  • Previous experience with Unreal Engine.
  • Understanding and knowledge of procedural runtime animation solutions.
  • Understanding and implementation of procedural animation systems.
  • Strong knowledge of Maya and Motion builder.
  • Knowledgeable of current and emerging animation technologies in animation.
  • Knowledge of animation principles and the processes involved in creating them.
  • Scripting languages, such as Python, C#, C++ and Blueprints.


  • Work alongside the Animation, Code and Design teams to achieve the look and feel of the animation style in-game.
  • Offer constructive feedback to the team’s work routinely.
  • Create and maintain documentation for internal and external use.
  • Proactively create and enhance Animation systems to balance the performance and behaviour requirements for the game.
  • Prioritise, plan and manage the time of assigned tasks.
  • Help define the technical direction


  • Permanent Remote Contract options available in UK, France, Netherlands, Hungary and USA.
  • Support with VISA and relocation to Edinburgh if preferred / required
  • Temporary accommodation provided for relocation
  • Amazing city location
  • Working with a world class team of developers
  • Highly competitive salary

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call me directly today on +44 (0) 1206 214425

Tagged as: 3D Animation, Technical Animation

Tags: 3D Animation , Technical Animation Categories: Animation , Creative


Jon Norfolk

Lead Recruitment Consultant

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