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Silent Games

3D Animator

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Silent Games
πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Newcastle upon Tyne

Company Description

Silent Games is a game development studio with a focus on RPG games that give players a sense of autonomy, mastery and purpose. Based in the heart of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, we’re building a studio with an aim to foster an open, transparent relationship with our players that will allow us to create high quality Double A games for years to come. If this sounds like something that appeals to you, then check out our roles below or get in touch with a speculative application!

Due to COVID-19, we will respecting government guidelines, therefore you may be required to start working remotely as necessary until the restrictions are lifted.

Job Description


We’re looking for 3D animators to join Silent Games, a Double A game development studio based in Newcastle-upon-Tyne with a focus on RPG games that give players a sense of autonomy, mastery and purpose. As a 3D Animator you'll be working with our teams to create high quality animations for a variety of uses in Unreal Engine 4 from prototype to final implementation. You'll also work closely with our Character Artists so you should be able to communicate and work effectively in a team, always being ready to problem solve and offer insight into new features and processes.


  • Create high quality 3D animations for humans, creatures, environments and more
  • Create and integrate animations for impactful combat sequences
  • Establish and maintain 3D animation pipelines both inside and outside of UE4


  • Experience using 3D animation software such as Maya or 3DS Max
  • Understand game development pipelines from early concept to launch
  • Ability to work effectively with other disciplines such as character art, environment art and programming
  • Experience with Unreal Engine 4
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills


  • Experience creating combat animations for RPG’s
  • Desire to work on RPG games with asynchronous multiplayer
  • Experience in working with motion capture data and motion capture pipeline