Lead Animator

  • Bucharest, Romania
  • Full-time

Company Description

Ubisoft Bucharest has been an important pillar for the local gaming industry since 1992, being the first Ubisoft production studio outside France. It has a strong history of contributing to iconic AAA franchises such as Assassin’s Creed, Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon, Watch Dogs and Just Dance, and has helped develop a total of over 60 games. Today, the studio is the 2nd largest Ubisoft studio worldwide and continues to tackle the biggest challenges in gaming and technology, contributing to the creation of new and amazing games.

Job Description

Your main mission:

As Lead Animator, you will follow up and evaluate the animation team. You will lead, mobilize and develop a team of animators and you will prioritize and manage the team’s day-to-day tasks to ensure that deliverables are completed on time, within budget and to production teams’ specifications.


  • Develop and manage successful teams:

          - Recruit and identify talents;
          - Manage performance: define objectives, give constructive feedback;
          - Empower and develop your teams with a long term perspective;
          - Develop a deep knowledge of animation software to create animations and respond to  project needs and constraints;

  • Develop and apply knowledge of project and data management tools to optimize both reporting and workflow;
  • Develop artistic skills to enhance the animation quality in line with the artistic direction of the project;
  • Develop efficient animation systems - create and implement efficient animation systems to support the design vision while managing the related technical issues;
  •  Apply engine and platform technical constraints;
  • Use knowledge of platform and engine technical constraints to develop and optimize animations.


What you'll bring as experience:

  • Previous experience on a lead position;
  • Master animation software;
  • Good artistic skills;
  • Knowledge of engine and platform technical constraints;
  • Experience in using project and data management tools.

What you'll bring as a colleague:

  • Strategic vision;
  • Ability to motivate others, to anticipate, be agile and driven toward the future;
  • People oriented;
  • A person that acts with integrity and empathy.

Additional Information

Why choose Ubisoft Romania?

Ubisoft Romania is defined by three main pillars:

  • Production: creates amazing games that have a strong impact on tens of millions of players around the world;
  • IT: delivers reliable services and engineers products for Ubisoft’s community of players, game development teams and employees;
  • Quality Control: guarantees a smooth and non-interrupted experience by maximizing the quality of the games.

You will have the chance to work with the latest technologies and collaborate with our talented teams from around the world.

We aspire to offer our employees an environment and culture where everyone can thrive. We offer a variety of perks that support physical, emotional and intellectual well-being such as health and benefit packages, opportunities for career development and learning, free access to bikes and a library at your disposal.

Find out more about Ubisoft Romania: https://www.ubisoft.com/en-US/studio/bucharest.aspx

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LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/ubisoft-bucharest

About Ubisoft

Ubisoft’s 19.000 team members, working across more than 40 locations around the world, are bound by a common mission to enrich players’ lives with original and memorable gaming experiences. Their dedication and talent has brought to life many acclaimed franchises such as Assassin’s Creed, Far Cry, Watch Dogs, Just Dance, Rainbow Six, and many more to come. Ubisoft is an equal opportunity employer that believes diverse backgrounds and perspectives are key to creating worlds where both players and teams can thrive and express themselves. If you are excited about solving game-changing challenges, cutting edge technologies and pushing the boundaries of entertainment, we invite you to join our journey and help us Create the unknown.

If this sounds like you, please apply via our career portal. The application should include your resume, highlighting your experience, education and skills. 



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