Vacancies in Art & Animation

Lead Animator AAA PC/Console Games London – REF 2488


Our client is a leading AAA action-based games studio in London, who are looking for a Lead Animator to join their talented team.

What you will be doing:

  • Be responsible for driving the team to conceive, prototype, and implement exciting gameplay features.
  • Collaborate with the Animation Direction and Art Leads to strive for high and consistent quality across the project.
  • Liaise with the production team – identify and manage risks within the schedule.
  • Collaborate across multi-disciplinary teams to achieve balance between animation fidelity and gameplay responsiveness.
  • Ensure the work of the team follows the quality and artistic standards.

Who you are:

  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in animation, video games, film or similar.
  • Proficiency in mayor 3D animation software packages, particular Maya and/or Motion Builder.
  • Demonstrable strong biped, creature, and mechanical animation skills.
  • Good knowledge of the human anatomy, physiological reactions, body language proportions in character concepts.
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills.


  • Competitive salary with generous bonus scheme.
  • Great benefits package including private medical insurance.
  • Amazing additional perks e.g., car leasing and cycle to work schemes.
  • Friendly and supportive work environment with social events/parties.


To apply please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting the reference 2488.

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