Posted 01 May 2024
Salary £220 - £260 per day + Negotiable
Job type Contract
Discipline Creative
Contact NameNathan Peters

Job description

Animator - Hiring ASAP - Gaming

Start date: ASAP
Duration: 18-month contract
Location: Remote/Hybrid in Twycross
Rate: £220-£260 per day PAYE


We are looking for an Animator with several years' experience. Reporting to the Art Manager, you will be responsible for the creation of gameplay animation, creature animation and cutscenes to bring our game worlds to life. You will have a varied and challenging role in our game's development maximising quality as well as efficiency


  • Creating bespoke animations to drive animation direction
  • Help inform design and production decisions and problem solve animation issues
  • Responsible for creating/implementing animation content to an excellent standard
  • Make balanced and rational decisions on the production of assets
  • Deliver content on schedule and within technical limitations

Key Skills

  • High quality animation skills that include experience in bipedal animation, quadruped and facial animation
  • Familiar with next-generation asset creation pipelines and tools
  • Good knowledge of Maya
  • Comfortable working in a pre-defined animation style
  • Self-motivation, excellent communication skills, and a great team-player attitude
  • Portfolio demonstrating relevant animation skills and styles

Bonus Skills

  • Have shipped one AAA Console/PC title as an animator
  • Creative and passionate approach to problem-solving
  • Able to take and interpret direction and criticism
  • Proactive, organised, able to work as part of a team and independently
  • Able to effectively collaborate with game designers and programmers