Senior Gameplay Animator (F/M/NB)

Jul 12, 2023
Bordeaux, France
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

As a Gameplay Animator at Ubisoft Bordeaux you will be responsible for the creation of high quality, responsive animation content. We are looking for talented Senior Animators who have a passion for in-game Character Animation, love to play games and who want to grow further in a young and dynamic studio environment…


  • Create high-quality, responsive, and believable Character Animations
  • Work hand in hand with the Lead Animator to deliver in-game animations to budget and on-time
  • Work closely with other animators, programmers, and designers to define, implement, and debug animations and gameplay mechanics
  • Collaborate with the Animation and Design teams, to achieve the perfect balance between animation fidelity and gameplay responsiveness
  • Share knowledge and assist all members of the team to reach high standards and the best possible outcomes
  • Support the lead and producer in planning and managing your workload to meet project milestones


  • Great interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong understanding of animation principles and how to apply them to your work
  • Strong practical experience using 3D character animation software
  • Knowledge of node-graph based animation systems and character rigging fundamentals
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively as a partner in a large multi-skilled, multi-cultural team within and external to the studio
  • Willingness to propose and implement creative solutions to assigned work
  • Understanding of the constraints and potential of digital animation technology and maintain an interest in rapidly evolving industry standards


  • Experience working on 3D character animation for videogames, film or tv production
  • Experience working with motion capture and real-time animation
  • Proven experience completing a shipped title or project
  • Development for console and / or high-end PC 
  • Contract : Permanent contract - Full Time
  • Location : Role based in Bordeaux
  • Remote Work : Hybrid

Hiring Process:

  • Phone Interview with a recruiter
  • Interview(s) with our internal teams
  • Final interview with the project manager

If your application is not retained, you will receive a negative answer. 

Skills and competencies show up in different forms and can be based on different experiences, that's why we strongly encourage you to apply even though you may not have all the requirements listed above.

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