Lead Animator

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Posted 23 February 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
DisciplineGame Animation
Contact NameJordan Langley

Job description

Toadman Interactive is looking for a Lead Animator to join their studio in Stockholm. 

The team at Toadman Interactive are united in their passion for games and they believe that game development is not a straightforward production process, but an act of creation. If you want to be part of a team who encourage creativity and exploration in all their studios and see them as important factors when building games, then this could be the role for you!

As a Lead Animator at the studio, you will be animating everything from characters to weapons, monsters, and giant robots. You’ll also be dedicated to coaching other animators and working to improve and evolve Toadman’s animation pipeline, whilst utilising your understanding of technical limitations to push boundaries and reach a higher game quality.
Your responsibilities…
  • Deliver a wide range of animations (characters and objects)
  • Guide and mentor animation colleagues
  • Be responsible for implementing and testing your animations inside the engine
  • Collaborate with other departments to get the best possible gameplay solutions
  • Take care of organisational matters like planning and task creation
The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…
  • 5 or more years’ professional game development experience
  • Knowledge of Maya
  • Passion for animation and a strong understanding of animation principles
  • Organised with good communication skills
  • Collaborative team player
It's a bonus if you have…
  • Knowledge of Motionbuilder
  • Experience working with state machines
  • Experience in leading a team
  • Worked with animation in other industries outside of games
  • Experience in another game development area such as 3D modelling, engineering, or QA