Lead Animator

Typhon Studios

Fitchburg, MA, USA

Full time

Sep 30

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Typhon Studios is looking for talented Animators who possess a passion for in-game animation at our studio. If you are interested in building ground-breaking animation systems within a creative and unconstrained environment, please get in touch. Animators with technical, problem-solving skills are especially encouraged to apply. This position is unpaid at the moment.


We create beautifully crafted narratives that are used to make immersive experiences. We work hard to build captivating animations that reinforce our stories. We participate in multi-discipline gameplay reviews, ensuring animation data is responsive and implemented with a strong consideration of technical and gameplay constraints. We encourage ownership and creativity where everyone's voice is heard.


Work closely with animators and programmers to devise, implement, and debug animation systems and gameplay mechanics. Collaborate with the Animation, Code and Design Leads, to achieve the perfect balance between animation fidelity and gameplay responsiveness. Verify the quality of the animations integrated into the game by playing regularly. Contribute to the set-up and maintenance of the animation pipeline, and be proactive with its improvement. Self-motivated and willing to get involved in wider areas.


Bachelor's degree in Game Design/Computer Science or equivalent experience. Outstanding demo reel.


Experience using a major animation package (eg Maya, Motionbuilder, etc).Positive, solution-orientated individual, with a deep-rooted interest in video games, and game development. Skill in animating the human figure to create realistic character animations. An understanding of development issues in getting animations into a game. Bring innovation and resolution to technical problems and challenges throughout production. Interpersonal and communication skills to work closely with Artists, Designers and Programmers.

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Typhon Studios

Game and Interactive media company set on developing quality experiences for players.