Animators

Animator

Frontier is looking for passionate, talented and experienced animators to join our team in Cambridge, UK.
Frontier Developments is a company with a long history of creating high-quality animations for games. We have worked with major companies like Aardman, Lucasarts, Disney, Pixar and Microsoft, bringing our characters to life in a way that charms and excites the player.

 

Skills

Successful applicants must be able to:

  • Create compelling, nuanced and versitile animations that look great and fulfil gameplay requirements
  • Demonstrate excellent understanding of animation principals and character acting
  • Give and receive constructive feedback to improve their work
  • Professional experience using Autodesk Maya or a similar 3D package

 

Responsibilities

  • Taking direction from the lead animator and art director to create animation that is consistent with the game's visual design
  • Taking an animation all the way from creation to the game engine, using our in-house tools

 

Additional Information

  • Experience working with an animation behaviour tree software (Havoc Behaviour, Unity Mechanim, Unreal State Machines etc.) is an advantage, but not essential
  • Knowledge of game pipelines advantageous
  • Motion capture experience useful but not essential
  • Autodesk Maya experience useful but not essential

 

If you have what it takes to be part of our team, please apply by email (including a CV and a link to) to animatorjobs@frontier.co.uk
Emails bigger than 20 Mbyte (including attachments) will be automatically rejected.
Preference will be given to EU citizens. Salaries offered will depend on skills & experience.
We are not looking for applicants who wish to work from home, or on a freelance basis.