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Current Vacancies in Artwork & Animation

Lead Animator - Online Games - China (Ref. 886)


Our client is one of the largest development studios for online multiplayer games in all of China. With a bold plan to break into Western markets, they now seek a talented Animator to lead their Animation Department and help deliver experiences from the ground up for a Western audience.


  • Define the look and feel of all animation, establishing the design bible
  • Taking an active part in the animation design process, oversee and review the work of both in-house and outsource animators to maintain deliverables within scope and deadline
  • Compile and distribute best practices via training handouts and take part in on-boarding of new hires and mentoring junior team members
  • VFX experience greatly advantageous

  • At least 5 years’ experience in animation within the games industry, ideally leadership experience as well
  • Passionate for video games, familiar with gaming experiences, with ability to pro-actively collaborate to drive gaming experience improvements
  • Traditional arts training, with Bachelor’s degree or above, and majors in suitable art fields, and a proficiency in any relevant animation software, as evidenced in a strong animation reel
  • A keen eye for detail, problem-solving ability and efficient task prioritisation
  • Responsible, self-motivated, an effective communicator, able to motivate teams to achieve deliverables and maintain morale
  • Ability to learn on the job, pro-actively research improvements and apply new technologies and processes

To be considered, please submit CV's to citing Ref. 886 today.
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