Cinematic Animator

Build A Rocket Boy Games
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

We are looking for a Cinematic Animator who understands game production and has a genuine interest in game development. 

You will be working alongside the cinematic team to create believable high-quality cinematic animations. You will be working closely under the guidance of the Cinematic Director to achieve a consistent level of quality in cinematic sequences. You should have a good sense for dialogue-based performances as well as narrative.

You will be joining the team at a crucial time for the studio as we grow and develop our animation pipeline, which will offer a great career opportunity for the right candidate. 


  • Create high quality animations for characters, facial, props and vehicles for cinematics.
  • Support the entire creative process, from initial prototyping to final delivery and polish using motion capture.
  • Collaborate with other disciplines inside and outside of the Cinematic team.
  • Ensure that your animation work functions as intended in the game.

Skills & Requirements


  • 3+ Years of experience in similar position, preferably with a shipped title under your belt.
  • Strong animation skills and comfortable with motion editing.
  • Strong knowledge of Motion Builder / Maya.
  • Previous experience working with motion capture data.
  • A general understanding of rigging is very desirable to provide feedback to the Rigging team.
  • Capable of meeting schedules and commit to delivery dates.
  • Provide a demo showcasing your best animation work for game cinematics.
  • Be a team player, open to take and offer feedback.
  • Have the desire to make awesome games.

How to Apply

About the Company

Founded by industry legend Leslie Benzies, we are developing an ambitious and ground-breaking open-world multiplayer game that simulates and fuses the real world with the virtual.

A mix of experienced AAA veterans whose credits include some of the biggest-selling and most loved games of all time, and talented hungry new blood, we are dedicated to creating a creative environment where the best ideas flourish and everyone is able to contribute their best work and be recognised for it.

We have offices in Edinburgh, Los Angeles, and Budapest.