Job title: Senior Animator
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: FX
Salary type: Annual
Salary: GBP £35,000.00
Location: Bromsgrove, UK
Job published: 30/10/2023
Job ID: 65460

Job Description

Are you ready for the chance to join an emerging Co-Dev gaming studio in the heart of the UK and work fully remotely as part of a successful team? 

Role and Purpose

I am looking for a talented and motivated individual to help lead and develop high quality Animation for AAA Unreal Engine projects. 


  • Collaborate with the art and design teams to develop fully realised 3D animations for use in large-scale game world environments.
  • Communicate and collaborate with Leads and the Art Director, relaying feedback to the wider art team where required.
  • Help create and maintain animation libraries.
  • Work within the specifications of the project and technology, keeping the assets within budget, as well as following per project naming conventions.


  • Excellent practical understanding of Unreal Engine animation pipeline.
  • Demonstrate expert understanding of motion and kinematics to enable you to get the most out of character, creature and prop animations.
  • Knowledgeable level of character skin weighting and rigging.
  • Comprehensive understanding of characters and object setup within animation blueprints.
  • Knowledge of Human IK or similar Maya rig controls.

Desirable Skills

  • 2 years relevant experience within the games industry.
  • Ability to build game ready locomotion animations for biped and non-biped characters.
  • Understanding of best practice with geometry when applying deformation to a mesh.
  • Experience animating high quality characters for third and first person adventure games.

Demonstrate The Ability To…

  • Think critically about the requirements of an animation within technical and production limitations.
  • Self motivate and have pride in your work.
  • Work and communicate well within a team and studio environment.
  • Create high quality inspiring animations within dynamically lit game environments.
  • Be adaptive and master new tools in the process if required.
  • Take critique and guidance from others well.
  • Manage your time effectively to create assets in a timely fashion.

If you are interested in speaking more about the role and having a fully confidential discussion, please send a copy of your CV & Portfolio to the following contact. | +44117420015

Ben leads recruitment for Production, Animation, Design and Programming on the mustardFX gaming desk.