Senior Technical Animator (12 Month FTC) for AAA studio London

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Job Reference: BBBH3465
Job Type: Contract
Sector: Artist & Animator
Location: London
Salary: Competitive Rate

Our client is seeking an exceptionally talented Technical Animator who is ready for the challenge of producing our next unannounced AAA title.


  • Report to Lead Technical Animator, keeping them informed of daily/weekly progress.
  • Maintain, improve and create in-house animation and rigging pipelines and toolsets.
  • Coach non-senior members in new tools, knowledge and alternative effective ways of working to further improve group skillsets and knowledge base.


  • Unreal 4 experience.
  • Knowledge of Motion Builder and 3ds Max
  • Experience writing tools in Python for a variety of programs.
  • Meticulous working methods and well organised.
  • Skill with cloth, physics and ragdoll setups.
  • Any Knowledge of the following is a bonus:
    • Motion Builder
      • ORSDK
    • 3ds Max SDK.
      • Maxscript
      • C++
    • Maya:
      • Mel
      • PyMel


  • The ability to consistently rig/skin complex models and animation setups to a high level with as few iterations as possible.
  • An excellent working knowledge of Motion Builder and 3ds Max (2015 and above).
  • An excellent working knowledge of Python
  • An excellent working knowledge of Maxscript and dotNet libraries to create toolsets to support rigging solutions.
  • Able to work well on their own as well as a part of the larger team.
  • Self-motivated to learn new techniques and methods.
  • Exceptional communication skills.
  • Capable of writing detailed documentation.
  • Exceptional eye for detail.
  • Strong animation background.

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