Gameplay Animator

  • Jagiellońska, Warszawa, Poland
  • Full-time

Company Description

Our mission is this: we want to deliver bleeding edge, mature role-playing games with a deep focus on storytelling, and we want to wrap them in an honest, good value for money package gamers find worth their hard earned cash. We’d love all games and gamers to be treated like that, and we’re working hard every day to make that happen.

Job Description

CD PROJEKT RED is looking for an exceptional, talented and experienced Gameplay Animator to join our outstanding team. Person on this position will be responsible for character and creature animation as well as for animations of other in-game objects. Gameplay animators in our company work very closely with gameplay designers and programmers, so technical and implementation knowledge is crucial. You will also be responsible for the preparation of mocap materials, their dynamics and overall quality as well as for the implementation of animations into the game.

Daily responsibilities

    • Creating high quality animation assets with low turnover time.
    • Reporting animation wip’s and doubts to the Animation Lead.
    • Solving everyday problems.
    • Thinking creatively and globally.
    • Understanding of animation pipeline and the processes involved from the conceptual phase to implementation.
    • Preparation of keyframe animation assets.
    • Preparation of mocap materials.


    • At least 3 years documented experience with one AAA title or 3 years in film industry.
    • Very good knowledge of Motion Builder and / or Maya.
    • Preferred graduation in the field of animation including animation courses.
    • Solid knowledge of animation principles and eye for dynamic poses.
    • Experience in animation bipedal / quadruped characters and other organic and inorganic forms.
    • Experience working with motion capture technology including set up, acting and animation cleanup.
    • The ability to effectively collaborate with game designers and programmers.
    • Outstanding creativity and very strong commitment to a project.
    • Passion for games and in general for animation.


    Additional Information

    You’re probably wondering what’s it like to be an animator at CD PROJEKT RED. Well, it’s refreshingly different! We’re giving animators a lot of freedom in terms of creativity – we have our own motion capture studio and animate everything in-house. You’ll have a shot not only at animating humanoids and animals, but also machines and creatures that are a real challenge to bring to life. At RED, every animator is responsible for a piece of the project, so you feel you’re a a part of things. If you’ve been looking for change, you just found it!

    We offer you

    • A modern and relaxed studio atmosphere with cutting-edge technologies.
    • A chance to work in an international environment in a booming industry.
    • A competitive salary and project based bonuses.
    • Private health care & MultiSport card.
    • From 20 to 26 days of paid vacation per year.
    • A step by step assistance and ‘Relocation Package’ for foreigners willing to establish in Poland.
    • Polish lessons for foreign employees.
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