Senior Animator
Competitive + Bonus

Senior Animator

Ref: 159| Posted: 8th Jul 2024

Senior Animator – Computer / Video Games  - West Midlands

Fantastic opportunity for a Senior Animator to join a leading AAA Gaming Developer.

LOCATION: Birmingham / West Midlands / Worcestershire 


What makes it GREAT?

-Excellent opportunity for career progression, going through an exciting period of organic growth.

-Company has very low staff turnover, Excellent sign that they look after their staff.

-Exciting and diverse projects, working on Iconic projects on a variety of platforms.  



As a Senior Animator you will help lead and develop high quality Animation for AAA Unreal 4 projects


  • Collaborate with the art and design teams to develop fully realised 3D animations for use in large-scale game world environments
  • Communicate and collaborate with Leads and the Art Director, relaying feedback to the wider art team where required
  • Help create and maintain animation libraries
  • Work within the specifications of the project and technology, keeping the assets within budget, as well as following per project naming conventions


Based in the midlands my client is a fast-growing gaming developer working on exciting projects with a long-term pipeline of work to fuel further growth of the business and your career.


To be considered for this Animator role you must meet the following criteria:

  • Excellent practical understanding of Unreal Engine 4’s animation pipeline
  • Demonstrate expert understanding of motion and kinematics to enable you to get the most out of character, creature and prop animations
  • Knowledgeable level of character skin weighting and rigging
  • Comprehensive understanding of characters and object setup within animation blueprints
  • Knowledge of Human IK or similar Maya rig controls
  • Ability to build game ready locomotion animations for biped and non-biped characters (Advantageous) 
  • Understanding of best practice with geometry when applying deformation to a mesh (advantageus)
  • Experience animating high quality characters for third and first person adventure games (Advantageus) 


The successful Animator will receive:

-Competitive Salary + Benefits

-Company bonus scheme

-Company outings & events

To be considered for this vacancy or to find out more information please apply now.

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