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Technical Animator – London & SE (UK) – AAA Video Games

Location: London, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 5 years ago

Splash Damage

Genre: Action / Shooter Games for PC and Console


My client is an independently-owned studio on the outskirts of London, and they’re all about crafting engaging multiplayer experiences. They are working on several high profile projects for PC and Console and they need you!



As a Technical Animator you will be responsible for working with a team of animators and technical artists in developing and maintaining animation systems, rigs, tools and workflow processes.



  • Good eye for animation is a must.
  • Great communication and people management skills.
  • Excellent problem solving, highly motivated and proactive
  • Expert knowledge of Maya’s animation pipelines (layers, trax and blend editors, mocap tools)
  • Excellent knowledge of scripting /code systems: MEL, Python, OpenMaya API.
  • Familiar with game engine animation systems: Unreal, Morpheme, Unity
  • Experience working on AAA PC or Console videogames
  • Have a relevant portfolio demonstrating and showcasing examples ingame animation features, prototypes, tools and rigs



  • Plan, build and maintain their internal animation tools and pipelines.
  • Assist with planning, implementation and development of editor and gameplay animation features.
  • Develop and maintain the rigging/skinning of a varied selection of humanoid characters as well as creatures, vehicles and props.



  • Experience working with mocap data
  • Facial animation setups
  • Knowledge of programming languages like C++ or C# is a plus
  • UE4 experience



  • Quarterly revenue share after 1 year of service
  • Contributory Private Pension Scheme
  • Private medical insurance that will covers you, your partner, and children
  • Dental Cover
  • Health Club and Spa Membership
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Help with relocation


Interested in finding out more? Apply now or call me directly today on +44 (0) 1206 214425!

Tagged as: Technical Animation

Tags: Technical Animation Categories: Animation , Creative


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