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Senior Technical Animator – South, UK – Permanent – AAA Video Games

Location: Oxford, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 1 year ago

Rebellion Oxford

Project:                 AAA Console / PC Games

Note:                      A VISA can be sponsored for highly experienced candidates


This successful UK independent games developer is looking for a Senior Technical Animator to work with their animation teams on exciting new game projects. You will be expected to demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of animation systems since you will play a key role in the evolution of the animation pipeline.


  • Technical Animation Demo Reel and / or portfolio.
  • Experience in video games or relevant transferrable technical animation experience.
  • Good knowledge and expertise in Maya / Motion Builder
  • Good MEL and Python experience (knowledge of PyMel and C++ would be an advantage)
  • Use of Game Engines i.e. Unreal or proprietary would be an advantage
  • Passion for animation and video games


  • Work with the animation team to evolve and devise new animation solutions and pipelines
  • Create character rigs and facial animation techniques
  • Identify and address optimisations and efficiencies within the animation pipeline
  • Collaborate with other discipline leads ensuring animation solutions meet the requirements of specific projects
  • Share knowledge with internal and external teams
  • Research new technologies, innovations and processes
  • Proactively resolving technical animation issues


  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible start and finish times
  • Relaxed and friendly atmosphere
  • Company events
  • Access to their games and films library
  • Pension scheme and childcare vouchers

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? 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.

Tagged as: Maya, Technical Animation

Tags: Maya , Technical Animation Categories: Animation , Creative


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