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Technical Animator – South East (UK) – Permanent – PC Strategy Games

Location: Horsham, South East, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 2 years ago

Creative Assembly

Project:                 PC Strategy Games

Note:                      VISA & Relocation is supported


This accomplished developer has been crafting memorable gaming experiences for more than a decade. Their epic scale strategy games are commercially and critically acclaimed with millions of fans worldwide. A position to expand the Technical Animation team has opened up, developing rigs, skins and tools for a variety of characters, vehicles and props, whilst supporting their many animators and artists.


  • Technical Animation Demo Reel.
  • Highly developed understanding of body and facial anatomy.
  • Proactive and passionate about technical animation and supporting the animation team.
  • Excellent problem solving, communication and time management skills.
  • Previously shipped AAA game titles in an equivalent role.
  • Scripting experience (Python, PyMel, MEL).
  • In depth knowledge of Maya.
  • Experience designing and maintaining tools in a production environment.


  • Creating rigs for characters, vehicles and props using in-house tools.
  • Skin a wide variety of assets and implement these into their game engine.
  • Develop tools and processes to improve existing systems and workflow.
  • Provide technical support to animators and artists.


  • Excellent understanding of Python, C++ and/or Maya API
  • Production experience with Motion Builder and 3DS Max
  • Excellent understanding of 3D math (linear algebra, vector and matrix math)

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: Technical Animation

Tags: Technical Animation Categories: Animation , Creative


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