Lead Cinematic Animator

Cinematic Animation / Kuala Lumpur / Full -time
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With multiple awards to our name, Larian Studios has proven that we’re dedicated to delivering high-quality role-playing games. We’re now looking for a Lead Cinematic Animator to oversee our cinematic animation pipeline and work with animators, directors, and producers to push Larian’s animations to new heights.

Lead Cinematic Animator


  • Own the cinematic animation pipeline and create animation assets
  • Relay and amplify the artistic vision of the Animation Director and Cinematic Director
  • Set up motion capture shoots in the studio
  • Coach and mentor your team to improve the quality of their animations
  • Reinforce feedback loops and maintain deadlines of your team
  • Ensure that animation guidelines are followed by animators
  • Find solutions to problems and technical challenges that hinder production
  • Communicate with Directors and Producers on the progress of your team’s work
  • Manage and update Jira throughout the stages of production
  • Participate in department meetings and recruiting efforts for the company


  • Minimum 6+ years experience in animation
  • Expertise with motion capture animation and production
  • Expertise working with Autodesk Maya
  • Experience setting up motion capture shoots
  • Thorough understanding of modern and classical animation styles
  • Knowledge of animation fundamentals, techniques, and acting/staging
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Able to give constructive feedback and receive feedback graciously


  • Experience in solving production limitations of character and animation pipelines
  • Knowledge of Python and MEL
  • Passion for video games

We are looking for highly motivated individuals with ever-evolving skillsets and passion for player experience. If you want to contribute to making amazing RPG experiences, we would love to hear from you.

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