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Junior Animator (6 month FTC)

  • Location: Guildford
  • Salary/rate: £18,000 - £25,000 DOE
  • Date posted: 09/01/19
  • Job reference: 6960
  • Fixed Term
This vacancy has now expired.

Are you a talented Junior Animator? 

We have partnered with one of the industry’s leading independent games development studios, to help them find a talented Junior Animator to play a key role in the studio.
You will be responsible for creating facial animation for in-game characters during sequences, to provide high-quality content for one of our games currently in production.


  • Experience as an animator
  • Knowledge of the workflows and methods involved in animating game characters
  • A strong portfolio of work which demonstrates the ability to create high-quality animations.


  • The ability to follow an artistic vision and interpret feedback and direction accurately
  • An ability to interpret storyboards and take them through to final animation
  • A solid understanding of traditional animation principles (timing, weight, etc.)
  • Experience working with and editing mo-cap data.
  • Ability to create and iterate key-frame animation.
  • Collaborating with other disciplines such as environment, character, lighting and VFX artists, graphics programmers and level designers to create a AAA game experience.


  • Maya
  • Knowledge of the principles of key-frame and motion capture technology
  • Experience of character rigs and facial animation solutions
  • Familiarity with Unreal Engine 4 would be an advantage


  • A drive to constantly push animation quality and try out new ideas.
  • A highly positive and proactive work ethic.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and negotiation skills.


  • Flexible and open-minded
  • Determined and self-motivated
  • Prepared to rise to a challenge
  • Obsessed with quality
  • Team-focussed
  • Creative and innovative

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an amazing studio with a supportive, inclusive and friendly team culture, who celebrate and nurture talent. 

Please click apply or contact Kim Hunt on 01925 839730 or to find out more

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