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Lead Character Animator

  • Location: Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
  • Salary/rate: Dependent on experience
  • Date posted: 18/05/18
  • Job reference: 6547
  • Contract, Permanent

Lead Character Animator (Video Games / TV & Film) - MR / AR / VR

Want to work at the cutting edge of animation? We are looking for a highly talented and experienced Lead Animator to play a key role with one of the UK's top studios with team members from WaltDisney, Industrial Light & Magic and Lucasfilm.

Your tasks:

  • Leading and mentoring a small team of Animators.
  • Creating and implementing new realistic character and creature animations
  • Developing, building and maintaining efficient character rigging solutions
  • Identifying problems with the visual representation of animations and providing solutions
  • Collaborating closely with art direction and the game team to improve animation quality and style
  • Planning and executing of the animation systems in close cooperation with technical artists and engineering team



  • Significant experience as a Lead Character Animator in the gaming or TV/Film industries
  • Very good knowledge of Maya and/or 3DS Max animation tools
  • Good knowledge of rigging
  • Lots of creativity
  • Reel showcasing exceptional character animation (Realistic & Stylised)


Permanent and Contract opportunities available


If the above sounds like it could be the opportunity you’ve been looking for then please drop me an email on
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