Lead Animator

Redhill Games,Posted 2 months ago


Full time


Relocate, Remote, Helsinki, Nicosia

Redhill Games ®️  is a game studio headquartered in Helsinki, Finland. It is formed by a seasoned team of industry veterans. We are aiming high but approach this opportunity with humility and determination.

Redhill Games has been in a unique position in the Finnish gaming industry since its foundation in 2018. With our focus on FPS games, there isn’t another studio like us. What’s more, Redhill Games is one of the most promising gaming start-ups to come out of Europe recently; it has proven leadership, an all-star development team, and solid financial backing.

For which tasks (responsibilities)?
  • Managerial responsibilities in the Animation team, covering the full employment cycle of the direct reports

  • Setting standards for the animation work, building animation systems

  • Working in close collaboration throughout different departments to assure propriety implementation of animations within game engine

  • Creating key frame animation as well as working with motion capture data for in-game assets while following the given style guide

  • Ensuring timely completion of animation commitments at the desired quality bar

What kind of professional are we looking for?
  • 7+ years of experience in game development animation (PC and/or console), at least 2 of those in a managerial role

  • Excellent understanding of Unreal Engine animation systems and Blueprints

  • Ability to create fluid, smooth, realistic animations

  • Good understanding and experience in gameplay animation

  • Good knowledge of human and animal anatomy and movement, body language and the mechanics of expression of emotion

  • Great communication and organizational skills in working with others throughout the entire game development process

  • Expertise with Maya and Houdini

  • Expertise with creating, optimizing, and owning gameplay animation graphs

  • Ability to create and maintain technical documentation as needed


  • Interest in animating both organic and mechanical systems

  • Skills in writing Maya python scripts

Why do we enjoy working here?

🏝  Guaranteed paid vacations, main national holidays and sick leaves

😍 We don’t make a lot of noise about it but, Redhill Games is one of the most promising game start-ups to come out of Europe lately; it has proven leadership, an all-star development team, and solid financial backing.
😍 We have a great team of passionate game developers so you will not be alone!

😍 We value character – we are all different but have a common purpose. We respect each other’s talent and contribution.

😍 We’re all adults and have a life too. Need to work remotely on occasion? Sick kid? Not a problem, we’ll figure it out.

😍 We are very international – we already have representatives from 23 countries on the team!

😍 We love, play, and develop games – you will always have someone to play with!

😍 Our office is conveniently located in downtown Helsinki, with tons of options for transportation, shops, and restaurants all within reach.

🎈 Corporate celebrations and team buildings

🏆 We love, play, and develop games – you will always have someone to play with!

💸 Last but not least – we offer competitive compensation and good benefits!

Redhill Games

Company type: developer

Employees: 51-200

Platforms: PC

Genres: Shooter


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