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Current Vacancies in Artwork & Animation

Technical Animator - Unreal Studio - South East UK (Ref. 918)


Our client is one of the UK's best-known studios in photorealistic graphics. Excelling in PC and console platforms, they are looking to add a Technical Animator to their talent in their South-East UK studio. 


  • Collaborate closely with Art leads, Production and Design departments to craft animations within technical scope and artistic vision, performing both Rigging and Skinning
  • Quickly prototype animation systems with state machines and blend spaces for use in the ideation processes
  • Applying animation principles, create high-quality character and vehicle animations within technical constraints, able to input creative solutions to gameplay problems
  • Manage and maintain animation libraries, developing pipelines to continuously improve character rigs and their delivery rate


  • Experience as a character animator within the games industry with strong traditional animation skills, as displayed in portfolio
  • Understanding of Rigging and Animation transfer pipelines
  • Advanced knowledge of Maya and practical use of UE4 with UE4 Blueprints, State machines and Blendspaces experience beneficial
  • Self-motivated, highly organised and passionate for games, able to apply practicality and a solution-oriented mind to task

To be considered, submit your CV’s in .doc or .docx format with portfolio to citing Ref 918 today.

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