Accessibility Links

Lead Character Animator

  • Location: Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
  • Salary/rate: Dependent on experience
  • Date posted: 18/05/18
  • Job reference: 6547
  • Contract, Permanent
This vacancy has now expired.

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
Similar jobs
Animator - Unity
Location: London
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000
Fixed Term
Are you an on the rise Animator, ready to prove your mettle for in-game Animation? Want to work in a professional, vibrant and multiple project environment with classical
Experienced Animator (Video Games)
Location: UK, Guildford
Salary: Excellent salary DoE
Experienced Animator role to work with a BAFTA award winning games developer.
3D Animator
Location: Leeds
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000
Amiqus have partnered with an exceptional developer, based in Leeds, in their search for an experienced Animator to join their growing animation team. They have made games based on some of the most be