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Senior Technical Animator – Hybrid – Woking, UK – AAA Games


Senior Technical Animator – Hybrid – Woking, UK – AAA Games

One Player Missions client is looking for a Senior Technical Animator to join their game development team. They’re currently in the early stages of a major new AAA project with a publisher, as well as work on their own IP.

You’ll be responsible for the Technical Animation systems for various games, rigging & skinning, and maintaining the associated technical animation pipeline inside the game engine. The role involves working under the direction of the Technical Art Director and Animation Director, mentoring juniors, and setting the standard for visual quality, performance, and processes in your field.


  • Expertise in: Maya, Unreal Engine, Python
  • Strong experience with rigging and skinning
  • Extensive experience with animation pipelines & blueprints, character setup, state machines & motion graphs in Unreal Engine 5
  • Experience with FACS and motion capture suites
  • Technical documentation experience is an advantage
  • Proficiency with change control software (e.g., Perforce)
  • Previous experience of shipping at least 1 AAA title as a Technical Animator


  • Deliver content on time and to the required quality level
  • Collaborate with multi-discipline teams
  • Provide constructive feedback
  • Ensure content is robust, reliable, and of high quality
  • Share knowledge and mentor when required
  • Define best working practices and pipelines with respective leads
  • Own specific technical art tasks
  • Ensure consistent animation style


  • Hybrid, Onsite or Remote working
  • Generous annual leave
  • Private Medical and Dental insurance
  • Bonuses
  • Travel card or parking ticket loan
  • Flexible and remote working options
  • Sabbatical awards after certain years
  • Above-average pension contribution
  • Local Gym membership
  • Flexitime: Core working hours of 10 am to 4 pm
  • And more!

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

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