Facial Animator

· Truro, Cornwall
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Are you a talented Facial Animator with proven skills?  Are you excited to collaborate with a team of innovative and passionate developers in a games studio that has the wellbeing of employees at the forefront of our ethics? AntiMatter Games asks you to read on!

As a Facial Animator, you will be part of a team of Animators dedicated to bringing to life the facial and dialogue performances of all characters at AMG. You'll be creating realistic, industry leading facial animation from high-quality head cam footage of top talent, as well as hand-keyed animation as and where required.

This is a permanent role based onsite in our Cornwall Studio (working 2 days a week from home optionally).

Duties and Responsibilities

Create stunning 1 to 1 facial animation with the use of Faceware's software.
Create realistic facial animation using traditional hand-key techniques.
Work with the Cinematic Director and the animation department.
Bring new ideas to the table to develop the pipeline procedure.
Troubleshoot and resolve issues that might arise.


Advanced knowledge of Maya, MotionBuilder, and other equivalent software.
Ability to create fluid, smooth, realistic animations with 3D characters. This must be demonstrated within a showreel.
Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well with others, including those outside of the department.
Eager to challenge your own ideas and those of your peers - we thrive to be the best!
Ability to gather, analyse, and act on feedback from the team, openness to critique and willingness to improve.

Why Antimatter?

AntiMatter Games is Cornwall’s largest game development studio. We developed Rising Storm, PC Gamer’s ‘Multiplayer Game of the Year’, and the critically acclaimed sequel Rising Storm 2: Vietnam.  

Working for Antimatter means working on exciting and innovative video games every day!  We have a strong company culture, where our employees are encouraged to have an excellent work-life balance. We want to support our team to become the best developers they can be, whatever their department.    

UK Employees will receive Private Health Insurance, a BUPA Cash Plan and subscription to PerkBox, which includes hundreds of perks, freebies and discounts on its platform.

Based in waterside offices in Truro, the UK's most Southerly city, AntiMatter Games' offices are within a few minutes walk of Cornwall's shopping, culture and eating hub. Accessible by bus or train, and with private car parking, or for the more adventurous, you could kayak to work! Perfectly positioned to explore the tranquil South Coast or the crashing Atlantic North Coast, we offer an unrivalled life/work experience for those making games in the UK.

On weekends and evenings, our team can be found cycling, surfing, kayaking, swimming, beachcombing, walking, enjoying live music or capturing beautiful sights by camera. On rainy days you might find a friendly game of Dungeons & Dragons or a book to read by the fireplace. Sometimes we also play video games!

Other Information

This is an onsite role with two work from home days each week optionally. 

We accept non UK applicants and there are sponsorship options available for this role

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  • Location
    Truro, Cornwall
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience