Technical Animator – Guildford, UK – AAA Console Games

Location: Guildford, Surrey, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #25255 Posted: 3 months 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 Console Games


Our client is an award-winning studio that have entertained millions of players across the world for over 15 years. They are currently seeking a talented Technical Animator to join their passionate team.


  • Background creating and supporting tools and workflows as a Technical Animator on shipped PC/Console titles.
  • Outstanding understanding of animation, cinematics and/or character creation principles, DCC supporting tools, and production pipelines.
  • Deep knowledge of Maya and preferably MotionBuilder (incl. API’s).
  • Expertise in Python scripting (incl. PyQT/PySide) following best practices. C++/C# is useful.
  • Knowledge and understanding of architecture for complex tools and pipelines with a focus on content creator friendly workflows and scalability.
  • Understanding of real-time game content and the requirements for these to be efficient and high-quality.
  • Familiarity using or writing tools in support of: deployment, automation for content/asset processing, VCS and unit-testing.


  • Report to the Technical Art Director and work alongside other Technical Animators in the development of a varied range of tools and pipelines.
  • Design and implement workflow solutions, content and game features.
  • Help in delivering the highest visual quality possible within technical constraints.
  • Act as a key point of support for your team.


  • Highly competitive salary
  • Annual bonus scheme and stock plans
  • Private medical insurance, dental care and life insurance
  • 25 days paid holiday + bank holidays
  • Employee discounts

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!

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Jon Norfolk

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