Dimension Studio | Senior Realtime 3D Animator

October 25, 2023
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Job Description

Job Title

: Senior Realtime 3D Animator


: Remote (within the UK)


: £45k – £65k


: Cycle-to-work scheme, private healthcare, 25 days off, plus bank holidays, plus your birthday off, plenty of flexibility, parental packages, sabbaticals, fun socials, and more!

About Dimension

Dimension is a real-time 3D production studio leading virtual production and the creation of virtual humans. From blockbuster films to epic metaverse moonshots, our team of around 100 people is working to build a future for entertainment that’s radically creative and immersive. By joining Dimension as a Senior Realtime 3D Animator, you’ll be challenged in new and exciting ways and have access to on-set experience, in-house experts and inspiring artists along the way. As a Senior Realtime 3D Animator, you will be based out of our Wimbledon production studio, but with the opportunity to also spend time at our West London virtual production and motion capture stage and on our mobile volumetric capture stage. Recent productions include the MetaHuman of Eva Herzigova, the NARS Power Players, Disney’s Pinocchio, Sony Pictures’ I Wanna Dance With Somebody and Bullet Train, Balenciaga’s Afterworld, Coldplay x BTS My Universe and many more. We’re here to work on the ideas we dreamed of as kids. Magic isn’t made if everyone has travelled the same path. As we pioneer new industries, we’re fully committed to providing a supportive, inclusive environment for our team and encourage applications from diverse backgrounds.


Senior Realtime 3D Animator


The Senior Realtime 3D Animator will play a crucial role in ensuring the highest quality of lifelike and compelling real-time 3D character animations that aligns with our clients’ expectations and project requirements.

Key responsibilities for the

Senior Realtime 3D Animator

  • Collaborating with your team and with cross-functional teams, including 3D Realtime Art, Programming and Production to meet project goals and deadlines.
  • Supporting the Lead Realtime 3D Animator to conceptualise, plan, and execute complex character animations, incorporating advanced and cutting edge techniques and tools for real-time applications.
  • Establish and maintain animation standards, workflows, and best practices to enhance productivity and streamline the animation pipeline.
  • Collaborate with the Lead Character Artist and other key stakeholders to ensure animation style and quality align with project objectives and client expectations.
  • Actively participate in brainstorming sessions and creative discussions to enhance character storytelling and emotional impact through animation.
  • Stay updated with industry trends, emerging technologies, and advancements in character animation techniques to continuously improve the animation process and output.

Essential Requirements For The Senior Realtime 3D Animator

  • Proven experience (3+ years) in games and real-time character animation, with a strong portfolio showcasing solid real-time 3D character animations, working on at least one AAA game.
  • Strong knowledge of game/real-time animation pipelines and technologies, including Unreal Engine.
  • Able to clean up and enhance motion captured performances.
  • Strong experience of character rigs and facial animation solutions.
  • Proficiency in industry-standard animation software such as Maya, Blender, or similar.
  • Good understanding of anatomy, movement, and body language to create natural and expressive character animations.
  • Exceptional communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Ideally you would have a BA in Animation, Computer Graphics, or related field.
  • Ideally you would have a solid grasp of storytelling, acting, and cinematography principles in animation.

If this Senior Realtime 3D Animator role sounds like you, please click apply! Or feel free to contact us on people@dimensionstudio.co and we will do our best to help.

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Dimension Studio

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