Animation Director

Permanent / Full Time
United Kingdom
United Kingdom
Art and Animation
31-08-2023 04:29 AM

This role would be a great opportunity for a Lead Animator who is looking to take the next step in their career. You will be working on creating innovative movements and behaviors on exciting unannounced titles. Our dynamic and quickly growing art team is looking for a highly motivated individual to help nurture the team's growth and have maximum impact on our client's games.
They are looking for bold, ambitious, and talented candidates to work on their games and with trusted industry partners on genre-defining AAA IPs.


  • Proactively manage the department's performance and professional development through performance review cycles giving constructive, actionable, relevant feedback
  • Lead the Animation department with best practice people management techniques
  • Collaborate with the Head of Art, Designers, Programmers and Producers to balance creative vision with production realities.
  • Create high-quality, in-game animations to the highest standard in line with the style demanded by the project
  • Verify the quality of animation in the game and make improvements where necessary to fit technical constraints and artistic direction.
  • Be an active mentor and role model for the animation team. Work to maintain morale and create an atmosphere of creativity and enthusiasm


  • Expert knowledge of Motion Capture, Motion Builder, Maya, 3DS Max, and Character Studio
  • Easily able to animate realistic human motion
  • Expert knowledge of rigging and skinning
  • Able to produce high-quality animation in different game engines including Unreal
  • Expert knowledge of the video game development process and production pipelines
  • Extensive knowledge of best practice people management
  • Able to focus on own professional development and able to mentor individuals to develop skills and knowledge

Benefits Package

VISA Support
Travel Supplements
Training Courses
Relocation Package
Product Discounts
Pension scheme
Flexible working policy
Bonus scheme
Annual salary reviews

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