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Lead Animator

Lead Animator

  • Location

    West Midlands

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  • Salary:

    £45000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits: Company bonuses, duvet days, beer fridge, complimentary refreshments

  • Contact:

    Alex Eismar

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  • Phone:

    0203 216 2584

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

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Lead Animator wanted for breathtaking AAA title

Want to drive a vibrant and talented team as an inspiring Lead Animator? Searching for an opportunity to spearhead the animation of a new AAA Open-world RPG title? We’re on the lookout for a Lead Animator with a track record of artistic excellence and a fervour for delivering the most immersive animation results. The successful Lead Animator will work with characters, creatures and props and illustrate a remarkable attention to detail to deliver a breath-taking, truly extraordinary title. The Lead Animator will have a broad expertise in a range of areas: including facial, keyframe and motion capture as well as technical knowledge of animation. Join this award-winning studio today!

  • Your expertise in the creation of animation will cover a broad range of key areas, including facial, motion capture and keyframe.
  • Your developed eye will aid in the breakdown and design of animation focused mechanics.
  • You’re required to be a creative animator and a problem solver, with good knowledge of the technical aspects of your craft.
  • You have practical experience with current 3D software such as Maya, 3DsMax and Motionbuilder.
  • In Lead Animator capacity you’ll also have the opportunity to collaborate with the team on streamlining and augmenting the animation & art pipelines
  • Experienced and comfortable with a range of animation styles
  • Creative skillset with initiative and proactive approach in regards to adapting to Technical requirements
  • Solid understanding of human anatomy
  • You’ll be an exceptional communicator, helping you to effectively collaborate with artists and technical team members
  • Experienced in creating animation networks
  • Strong and diverse animation portfolio
Bonus skills:
  • You have a passion for Open-world / RPG games
  • Shipped AAA titles in Animator/Lead Animator capacity
  • You are a self-motivated individual
  • You’re an exceptional team player but can also thrive individually
  • You have strong organisational skills, able to prioritise workload and meet deadlines
This is an outstanding opportunity to take part in the creation of something stunning. Join now! To apply, you’ll need to attach your CV, as well as a showreel. I look forward to hearing from you!


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