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Senior 3D Animator

Senior 3D Animator


Climax Studios was established nearly 30 years ago, we have an extensive history in developing all kinds of digital experiences across all formats, and we have won multiple awards along the way.

We have a state of the art studio located in the heart of the beautiful Gunwharf Quays in Portsmouth overlooking the Harbour.

Climax Studios is looking for an experienced 3D Animator to join the team. You will create consistently high quality animations for in-game use, have an eye for detail and a feel for what works in game. Proven experience in UE5 as well as technical expertise with Maya.


  • Excellent holiday package
  • Regular social events
  • Fresh fruit and snacks
  • A friendly, focused, ambitious and relaxed working environment
  • Ongoing training and development, with career progression
  • Discount card for all the shopping centre stores
  • Great seafront location, a short walk from the rail station, bars, restaurants, coffee shops
  • Group Private Medical Insurance provided by BUPA
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Private Dental Insurance
  • Group Income Protection
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Cycle To Work Scheme
  • Eye-Care Vouchers


  • Bring your doggo to work! We're a dog friendly studio, bring your pooch in to meet us.
  • Bean to cup coffee machine in the studio.
  • Fresh fruit and healthy snacks provided daily, breakfast and some not so healthy snacks.
  • In-house clubs and socials. From board games, tennis, football to D&D nights, there are lots of opportunities to socialise.
  • Regular Socials including Project Wrap Parties, team and studio events, Christmas and annual Summer parties and some great charity fundraising events.

Experience & Requirements

The ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate their skills and experience in the following:

  • Experience creating realistic hand-keyed animations
  • Show a sound understanding of animation principles
  • Technically competent and have a thorough understanding of animation processes
  • Respond well to feedback and act upon it
  • Experience in UE5 and Maya
  • Experience implementing motion capture data
  • Good communicator and at ease working within a team
  • Capable of working to tight deadlines when required
  • Degree, related qualification or equivalent experience in Animation
  • Demonstrate quality animation skills with good timing
  • Strong folio including examples of realistic animation


  • Successfully worked with iterative development and rapid gameplay prototyping
  • Current console development experience


  • Critique and iterate in a cross-discipline group
  • Follow and recreate established art styles
  • Reliably demonstrate an aptitude for the platform technology, asset discipline and pipeline processes

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