Animation Director (m/f/d)

Do you want to work on a high-profile MMO? We are searching for an Animation Director to join an ambitious project. This studio is working on a groundbreaking MMO with a world famous IP. The company has a proven track record in MMO titles and is growing it’s team for a high profile title.


  • Define and communicate the animation vision, style, and quality standards for our games, ensuring alignment with the overall creative direction and target audience.
  • Collaborate closely with the other project creative directors and ensure a clear animation strategy with coherent and consistent visuals across all animation assets.
  • Lead and inspire a team of animators, fostering a culture of creativity, collaboration, and continuous improvement.
  • Provide guidance, mentorship, and feedback to help the team grow and achieve their full potential.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams including designers, artists, writers, and programmers to integrate animations seamlessly into the game, maintaining a strong focus on storytelling and player experience.
  • Maintain a high standard of animation quality, providing hands-on guidance and feedback to the team to achieve realistic character movement, emotion, and performance.
  • Nurture a learning environment, providing training opportunities and career development paths for animators.
  • Continuously assess and refine animation pipelines, workflows, and best practices to improve efficiency, quality, and collaboration across the studio.


  • Minimum 7 years AAA animation experience on multiple shipped titles.
  • Strong leadership abilities with a demonstrated ability to inspire and motivate a team, providing clear direction, feedback, and guidance.
  • A strong artistic vision with the ability to develop and communicate the desired animation style and aesthetics for our games.
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams and external partners.
  • Proven experience in managing animation production pipelines, coordinating resources, and delivering projects on time and within budget.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of industry trends, animation techniques, and emerging technologies in the gaming and animation industry.
  • Bachelor/Undergraduate degree or equivalent.

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