Cinematic Animator

Location: Glasgow

Specialism: Animation


Contract: Freelance
Start date: 23 August 2021

Axis Studios is seeking a talented Cinematic Animator to work on a Cinematic Games Trailer for a well-known client. Work closely with the Animation Leads and Directors developing, defining and maintaining high-end cinematic animations.

The Cinematic Team is focused on more than just traditional cutscenes. We look to challenge ourselves by analyzing every aspect of video game content in order to push cinematic quality wherever we can. We encourage new ideas for telling visually focused stories within this constantly evolving, interactive medium.


  • Create high-quality key-frame animations 
  • Edit Motion Capture data to craft detailed character animations
  • Maintain the visual continuity, quality, and performance across characters as set by Project and Animation Leadership
  • Work with other adjacent groups including Character Riggers, Character Artists and Designer
  • Exhibit and promote a positive attitude and desire to grow

    Required Skills
  • 3 or more years of experience working as an animator on game trailers or cut scenes.  

  • Understanding of the core principles of animation

  • Good knowledge of cinematography

  • Extensive experience working and editing mocap data

  • Good communication skills and ability to work interactively with production and other departments to solve production challenges

  • Outstanding ability to problem solve, drive creative solutions

  • Ability to take direction well

  • Thorough knowledge of Maya 



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