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Lead Animator – Midlands (UK) – Permanent Contract – AAA Action RPG Game

OPM Response
Employer OPM Response
Category Animation
Salary DOE
Location Leamington Spa

Job Type: Permanent

Project: AAA standard video games


This British video games developer has been making award winning console games since 2010. They are now in a position to hire a Lead Animator who will be responsible for creating a diverse variety of animations needed to realise the vision for an entirely new AAA open world action / RPG project.



Go to person in the creation of animation
Cover a broad range of key areas, including facial, motion capture and keyframe.
Design of animation focused mechanics.
Be a creative animator and a problem solver, with good knowledge of the technical aspects of your craft.
Practical experience with current 3D software such as Maya, 3DsMax and Motionbuilder.
Collaborate with the team on improving the animation and art pipelines.



Experience in a variety of animation styles.
Creative skillset that can adapt to technical requirements.
Strong understanding of human anatomy.
Practical knowledge of current 3D software (Maya, 3DS Max and Motionbuilder).
Ability to communicate with artists and technical team members.
Experience of creating animation networks.
A strong and diverse portfolio of different animation styles.
A self-motivated team player with good communication skills.
A fundamental understanding of game development processes and a passion for video games.


Interested in finding out more? Apply now or call me directly today on +44 (0) 1206 214425!