Character Animator

Job Category: Animation
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Belgrade Remote

A Character Animator is a specialist in character creation. They breathe life into characters, by giving moving images the illusion of thought, emotion, and personality. This is created through the character’s gestures, facial expressions, and reactions.

Main Responsibilities

  • Working from a brief from the Lead Animator regarding the characters to be animated;
  • Researching styles, genre, and specifics of the project;
  • Creating 3D animations from sketches provided by designers;
  • Working from storyboards to create sequences;
  • Developing look and feel of character movements;
  • Ensuring character consistency;
  • Reviewing and maintaining animation standards;
  • Revising sketches and animatics as per feedback from Lead Animators;
  • Animating character mood, emotion, facial expressions, movement, and behavior;
  • Producing animatics of scenes and sequences, providing options of character movement and behavior;
  • Working to a tight schedule and delivering amendments to deadlines;
  • Collaborating and creating improved workflows and procedures;
  • Integrating characters into animated scenes and background environments;
  • Brainstorming with colleagues on the best creative solutions for the production.


  • Experience in the gaming industry;
  • Expert knowledge of Autodesk Maya;
  • Excellent knowledge of all 3D animation aspects;
  • Experience in using KeyFrame animation;
  • Ability of animating various animation styles;
  • Understating of rigging/scripting;
  • Aesthetic literacy in all aspects related to art, not only animation;
  • Creativity;
  • Artistic talent;
  • A talent for storytelling;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines;

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