Animation Director (Hybrid Options)

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Posted 13 January 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NameJordan Langley

Job description

We are supporting Rebellion North as they look for a Senior UI Artist to work on their games, as well as trusted industry partners on genre-defining AAA IPs. You will have the opportunity to join an ambitious team working on multiple projects using different engines including Unreal 5. 

As a Senior UI Artist, you will be creating innovating movements and behaviours on exciting unannounced titles. Rebellion's dynamic and quickly growing art team is looking for a highly motivated individual to help nurture the team growth and have maximum impact on their games.

Your responsibilities…

  • Proactively manage the departments performance and professional development through performance review cycles giving constructive, actionable, and relevant feedback
  • Lead the Animation department with best practice people management techniques
  • Collaborate with Head of Art, Designers, Programmers and Producers to balance creative vision with production realities
  • Create high quality in game animations to the highest standard in line with the style and demanded by the project
  • Verify the quality of animation in the game and make improvements where necessary to fit technical constraints and artistic direction
  • Be an active mentor and role model for the animation team, whilst working to maintain morale and create an atmosphere of creativity and enthusiasm

The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…

  • Expert knowledge of Motion Capture, Motion builder, Maya, 3DS Max, and Character Studio
  • Easily able to animate realistic human motion
  • Expert knowledge of rigging and skinning
  • Able to produce high quality animation in different game engines including Unreal
  • Expert knowledge of the video game development process and production pipelines
  • Extensive knowledge of best practice people management
  • Able to focus on own professional development and able to mentor individuals to develop skills and knowledge

Perks and benefits include…

  • Private Medical Insurance, healthcare cash plan, including dental and vision
  • Life Assurance, Income Protection & Critical Illness Cover
  • Enhanced Family Leave
  • Interest Free, Tax-Free loans
  • Enhanced Pension Scheme
  • EAP a range of Mental Health and Wellbeing Support
For 30 years Rebellion have been creating incredible video games at their multiple studios, but Rebellion is more than just games. They have their own film and mo-cap studio, they create board games, publish books, and through 2000AD, publish comics and graphic novels such as the amazing Judge Dredd.

Rebellion are proud of their open, friendly, and creative atmosphere. They love what they do, and they have fun doing it! As a big indie developer, they have complete creative freedom over their titles which allows them to work on a massive variety of projects across all the major platforms.