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Mid-level Animator

Posted: about 1 month
Art and Animation
Full-Time
Mid-Level
£29,000 – £41,000 per annum D.O.E.
Remote (+/- 3Hrs GMT) or Leamington Spa, UK

Mid-level Animator 


– Full Time Position

(£29,000 – £41,000 per annum D.O.E.)

(2yr – 5yr experience)

Remote (+/- 3Hrs GMT) or Leamington Spa, UK

The Position

We are looking for an experienced Animator with practical knowledge of game development.

You will be working alongside the animation team to create believable high-quality character animations. A strong understanding of the principals is essential with a keen eye for adding character and personality to your work.

Responsibilities

  • Create high quality, hand keyed character, creature and environmental animations.
  • Work with the project leads and collaborate with other disciplines to ensure the animations works as intended in the game.
  • Ability to adapt and work with new technologies and workflows.
  • Work with both keyframe and motion capture data.
  • Problem solve typical game dev issues.
Required skills

  • Strong key frame animation skills.
  • Strong character, creature and mechanical animation skills.
  • Ability to switch up styles from cartoony to realistic.
  • Previous experience in games development.
  • Capable of meeting schedules and committing to delivery dates.
  • In depth knowledge of Maya.
  • Ability to implement your work in engine, working with anim graphs.
  • Be a team player, open to take and offer feedback.
  • Have the desire to help make awesome games.
Desired skills

  • Experience working with motion capture data.
  • A shipped title under your belt.
  • Experience in Unity and UE4 advantageous.
  • An understanding of rigging and skinning.
  • Up to date with the industry and practices of being an animator.
A showreel is required demonstrating all aspects of your skills, please include a link in your application. All further information is provided under non-disclosure agreement only. 

Applicants that wish to apply remotely must be in UK/EU timezones (+/- 3 hrs) for ease of communication.

Please send your reels to [ jobs – at – supersplinestudios – dot – com ] with subject “Mid Animator


Why Us?!


Here at Super Spline we are a bunch of friendly, talented individuals, who thrive on creativity and the love of the art. We value every voice and we’ve worked hard to build a working environment that  is warm and welcoming. We hold ourselves to the high standards we set out to achieve, without doing overtime. We go out as a team every week for lunch, cinema trips for research and organise social events with other local animators. Having a relaxed atmosphere allows us to do what we do best: great animation, great development, and provide a great service to all our clients.

Variety is the spice of life, and that’s what we think is unique about Super Spline. We get short and long term projects, ranging from console to high end mobile games, VR experiences to trailers. Each project has it’s own challenges and creative problems to solve. Say good-bye to working on a project for 4+ years and it never seeing the light of day.

We offer:

  • 4 Day Work Week
  • A friendly relaxed team atmosphere with a commitment to open communication. 
  • No Crunch / Overtime. Ever.
  • No project fatigue.
  • 18 days paid holiday.
  • Your birthday off.
  • Christmas closure for 2 weeks.
  • Flexi time.
  • Private health insurance with dental, optical, mental health, cancer care and therapies.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Annual training subsidies.
  • Personalized development plan and dedicated work time for your progression.
Our positions are in our Leamington Spa studio or fully remote, or a hybrid. 




About Super Spline Studios

THE REMOTE ANIMATION DEPARTMENT

SPECIALISTS IN VIDEOGAME CO-DEVELOPMENT
NOW WITH 4 DAY WORK WEEKS!

Working on over 80 productions has meant we’ve had the pleasure of collaborating with a lot of great people in this industry. Working cross discipline, in many different styles, solving many of game dev problems along the way.

Our creative flair is backed up by our technical proficiency, allowing us to work smarter and be more cost-effective. Paving way for more creative choices and ultimately happier clients. We’re proud to have worked on projects for Disney, Sega, Epic, Namco, Frontier, Electric Square, Jagex and Sumo to name but a few.

Our “people first” approach is dedicated to making Super Spline the best place to work as an animator. We offer fully remote or hybrid positions, with a strict policy of zero crunch / overtime.  We run an annual profit share at rates way above industry average. We offer training subsidies with a personal career progression plan and structured time to execute it. We’re dedicated to a relaxed and open atmosphere, where we talk every day as a team.

So whether you need a full remote animation department at your disposal or a temporary scale up of your existing animation team, we’re only an email away.

Aron, James & Eoin

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