Senior Technical Animator


Keywords Studios is a leading games development company with development centers in USA, Poland and Armenia. We work closely with our partners to deliver high-quality titles for world-class publishers.

Do you have a passion for playing games? Would you like to develop great game products that are sold around the world? Than you should join our team!


  • Creating tools for animation production
  • Work with client's animation environment: tools debugging, rigging, export…
  • Work with client's game environment: setup animation systems – state machine, blendspaces…
  • Support project's animation teams across projects.
  • Maintain excellent communication with other team members.
  • Suggest improvements for given pipeline.
  • Guide Junior tech animators.
  • Create project documentation
  • Seek to constantly raise the quality bar, develop solutions, and work with the Animation and Art Departments to streamline processes.


  • 3+ years of AAA game production.
  • Examples of Full body and facial rigs, Tools, State machine(UE4, Unity)
  • Ability to build full tech animation production pipeline.
  • Full body and facial rigging
  • Python scripting
  • Expert knowledge of Maya Max and Motion builder.
  • Strong knowledge of Unreal, Unity or any proprietary engines
  • Experience working with both keyframe animation and motion capture data
  • A strong understanding of video game development pipelines.
  • Self-direction and the ability to work autonomously as well as with a team

We offer:

  • Working with an international team of world class professionals on exciting and challenging projects
  • Relocation program for new hires
  • Learning & Development opportunities – mentoring, lectures, participation at industry conferences and events
  • Medical Insurance package
  • Sensibly flexible working hours
  • Breakfasts, snacks and fruits available during the day, tea and coffee machines
  • Friendly team and a family-like environment 🙂
  • Casual workplace environment including bicycle parking, gym, game and chill-out zones
  • Additional benefits – care bonus to cover health, educational and safety needs, three paid days without sick list during a year, corporate parties and team buildings, referral bonuses and many more others