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Technical Animator – South (UK) – Permanent – AAA Video Games

Location: Oxford OR Warwick, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 2 years ago

Rebellion Developments

Project:                 AAA Console / PC Games

Note:                      A VISA can be sponsored for highly experienced candidates


My client is a successful UK independent games developer using cutting edge technology to create highly successful game titles. We are now looking for an experienced 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.


  • Experience in video games or relevant transferrable technical animation experience.
  • Technical Animation Demo Reel and / or portfolio.
  • 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: Technical Animation

Tags: Technical Animation Categories: Animation , Creative


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