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Technical Animator – UK OR REMOTE – AAA Console Games

Location: Oxford, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #24957 Posted: 6 months ago

This vacancy is offering REMOTE and UK based contracts. VISA and Relocation support is available if required.

Project: AAA Strategy Game


This successful UK independent games developer is looking for a Technical Animator to join their expanding in-house animation team working on one of their largest unannounced projects! For those hungry for career development there is great potential for progression to Lead roles on future projects!


  • Demo Reel showcasing your Rigs / Tools
  • Expert knowledge of Maya
  • Outstanding ability to code MEL and Python (Understanding of PyMel and C++ would be an advantage)
  • Background using mo-cap data, clean up & re-targeting processes to produce realistic animations
  • Motivated and creative thinker who takes the initiative in resolving problems and seeking improvements
  • Knowledge of using a game engine such as Unreal Engine


  • Collaborate with the animation team to evolve and devise new animation solutions and pipelines
  • Create character rigs and facial animation techniques
  • Recognise and address optimisations and efficiencies within the animation pipeline
  • Work closely with other discipline leads ensuring the animation solution meets the requirements of specific projects
  • Share knowledge with internal and external teams through documentation and verbal communication skills
  • Explore new technologies, innovations and processes and how they can benefit the studio, incorporating this knowledge to future systems where appropriate


  • Permanent REMOTE contract options available
  • VISA & Relocation supported if required
  • 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!

Tagged as: Technical Animation

Tags: Technical Animation Categories: Animation , Creative


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