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Cinematic Animator - Remote OR London (UK) - Console Video Games

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Employer OPM Response
Category Animation
Salary DOE
Location UK - London

Cinematic Animator – London (UK) – Video Games


Job Title: Cinematic Animator

Location: London (UK)

Salary: Depending on experience, skills and interview performance

Job Type: Permanent

Genre: Video Games


My client was founded in 2009 and is a premier games developer of world class video games. Work has begun on an exciting new project where cinematics is an area of major focus for the studio and they are looking for an experienced and passionate Cinematic Animator to help the team to be able to achieve visually stunning animations.




Excellent knowledge of anatomy/human body
Extensive animation skills and ability to apply them to video game development
Experience working with high-fidelity motion capture body and facial data
Must show the ability to animate with high quality timing, weight, and lip sync
Experience animating in 3D Max, Maya, Motionbuilder
Ability to create and edit animation graph / node systems / State machines would be a great asset
Excellent knowledge of the principles of animation, with a keen eye for character pose and staging
Great understanding of game development pipelines and current generation technology
Task driven, self-motivated & proactive
Excellent verbal & written communication skills
Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
Prioritise one's own tasks and be responsive to deadlines




Produce high quality full performance cinematic animations.
Edit Body and Facial MoCap data to craft detailed character animations.
Working alongside the Cinematic Director and able to follow artistic direction.




Camera set up and good knowledge of cinematography
An understanding of hair dynamics, animation rigging/set-up
A passion for Games