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Technical Animator – South East (UK) – Onsite Contract Work – AAA Games

Location: Guildford Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 6 years ago



My client is working on really exciting Console and PC games. They have a team in the studio that works with their wider network of developers working on their global games IP’s. You will work in the central rigging group which is responsible for the development and integration of rigging assets and workflows across many AAA titles.



  • Demonstrable technical animation and rigging experience
  • Experience in rigging and skinning complex character assets
  • An understanding of animation principles and human anatomy
  • Expert in standard industry tools including Maya as applied to rigging
  • Excellent problem solving skills. Candidate must be able to quickly identify issues and resolve them
  • Have a proactive work ethic, capable problem solver who is not afraid of big challenges
  • Bonus: Experience with Python or other scripting languages.



  • Developing character rigs and articulating deformation, rigging and skinning
  • Design, create and test character rigs and paint weights to define ideal deformation
  • Develop progressive techniques to overcome deformation challenges
  • Proactive in problem identification and developing and delivering solutions
  • Define and estimate tasks in a well-organised manner
  • Interact and collaborate with the department leads



  • A modern and relaxed studio atmosphere with cutting-edge technologies
  • Exciting opportunity to create top tier video games
  • A competitive day rate


Hot opportunities like this rarely come around so apply now for you chance to work at one of Europe’s best games studios! So if you’re interested please get in touch by sending your CV along with a link to your portfolio to


Jon Norfolk | Art & Animation Consultant

OPM Response Ltd

Direct Line: + 44 (0) 1206 214425


Skype: jon.norfolk.opm


Twitter: AnimationOPM


Salary and benefits will be discussed at interview with the company and are individually negotiated by OPM.

Tagged as: Technical Animation

Tags: Technical Animation Categories: Animation , Creative


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