Senior 3D Animator

  • London, United Kingdom
  • 28 Feb, 2018
Full time Art and Animation

Job Description

Senior 3D Animator

Salary: competitive market rate


Application start date: 23rd November, 2017


Application end date: 23rd December, 2017


We are looking for a talented Senior Animator to join our new Art Oasis

Your role within our Kingdom

You will join our brand new Central Art Production Team and help design and develop a broad variety of live games, games under development and prototypes with different styles and genres. You will work with our studios across the Kingdom - London, Barcelona, Berlin, Stockholm, Malmö, Singapore, Shanghai and Seattle - as an extension of their teams to develop and deliver the next generation of King games. If you like constant challenge and variety this is the team for you!

Skills to create thrills

  • A creative person with a passion for games who has previously worked in the gaming industry or similar
  • Strong understanding of animation principles
  • Relevant experience as a 3D animator with a track record of creating appealing character and object animations, preferably in Maya
  • Ability to work with both high-poly and low-poly models
  • Knowledge of technical constraints, optimization and implementation
  • Comfortable with cartoony, casual and mid-core styles
  • Good communication and organizational skills
  • Proactive in learning and developing your skills


A portfolio demonstrating all aspects of your skill is required.

Bonus points

  • Skills in technical rigs and physics setups
  • Ability to write animation scripts
  • Experience from special effects and particle tools
  • Ability to model, preferably in Maya
  • Knowledge of rendering/shading, texturing and UV mapping
  • Traditional 2D animation skills
  • Skills in Adobe CS package
  • Experience working in an agile project environment
  • Previous experience creating casual and/or mobile games

A great saga needs all sorts of heroes

Making games is fun. Especially when you do it with people who share the same idea of what makes a good workplace, great. We design games for everyone, no matter where they are or who they are, and we employ all sorts of people from all kinds of backgrounds to bring them to life. Truth is, we simply can’t expect diversity in our players and originality in our games without first nurturing it in our people. A great saga needs all sorts of heroes. And that’s it.

King in London & Barcelona

London - Based in bustling Soho, the cultural heart of the West End, our London studio occupies all four floors of the landmark Ampersand building. Regent’s Park is close enough for a lunchtime run, as are the delights of Covent Garden and the shopping mecca Oxford Street. Non-Brits will soon discover it’s no urban myth; there really is a pub on every corner.


Barcelona - Home to numerous King games studios and our Global Services Centre, our familia in Barcelona is growing ever greater. Come lunchtime, you can enjoy amazing views of the city from our roof terraces. Come night time, the delights of the city will be on your doorstep. Magic really is in the air. After all, Bubble Witch Saga 3, Diamond Digger Saga and Pyramid Solitaire Saga were created here.

Apply now!

Want to join our Kingdom? You’ll find all you need to apply, plus more information on our culture, values and benefits, including relocation packages at All applications should be made in English.

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Senior 3D Animator