Senior Animator (Narrative Adventure)


Liverpool, UK / Remote within UK




We offer a very competitive package, which is dependent on experience.

The Role

We're looking for a Senior Animator to work closely with animators and tech animators to iterate, evolve and polish animations to the highest quality possible, on a dark, story-driven next generation ‘Narrative Adventure’ with genre defining goals.

This huge, highly ambitious partnership project takes atmosphere, storytelling, player agency and narrative firmly into ground-breaking territory on next-generation hardware technologies.

This is an ambitious, AAA project with a heavy focus on art, animation and delivering unique character performances to heighten player presence and immersion to new levels.

Key responsibilities:
  • Work with animators, technical animators and the AD to create high quality animation on a given rig
  • Liaise with technical animators to drive the rig and iteration of character rigs
  • Animate creatures and humans including facial animation
  • Deliver the finished animation in a game ready state
  • Collaborate with your animation peers and feed back on any workflow suggestions
Role requirements:
  • Proven experience as a Senior Animator on at least one shipped PC or console title
  • Experience working on a AAA title
  • A good level of technical expertise
  • Excellent knowledge of Maya and Motion Builder
  • Experience working with motion capture data and pipelines
  • A deep understanding of body movement, spatial awareness and ability to adapt to different animation styles
  • Previous experience with Unreal Engine or a proprietary engine
  • Have an understanding of mo-cap rigs at a high level
Additional or desired skills:
  • Any experience with UE4 Maya Animation Rigging Toolset (ART)

If you believe you have the right skills and experience for a role on an exciting new project, please email your C.V. and supporting portfolio to jobs@firesprite.com with the Job Code or hit the apply button below.

Job Reference: HB-SAN-02