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Lead Gameplay Animator

Star Wars Project, Animation, Malmö

Job Description

We’re collaborating with Disney and Lucasfilm Games on a new story-driven open-world video game set in the beloved Star Wars galaxy. This is a lore we love and want to do justice with a game and story that bring both new and lifelong fans on an immersive and outstanding journey that will stay with them for years. 

As a Lead at Massive, you would contribute to the development of a highly skilled and ambitious Gameplay team working on the Star Wars project. In this role, you will work closely with our Animation Director, including other Leads and multidisciplinary developers across our AAA production.  

This is a permanent position based in Malmö Sweden, with the opportunity to work partially from home according to our Flexible Workplace Policy. Please apply in English (our company language), and we’ll check your application asap! 

What you’ll do 

  • Providing constructive feedback, mentoring, and coaching a team of Gameplay Animators 
  • Ensuring a productive workflow and beneficial relationships with internal and external stakeholders 
  • Ensuring deliverables are completed on time, on specs, and up to quality standards 
  • Collaborating with other Leads, Directors, and cross-functional teams to advance project quality 


What you’ll bring 

You are a motivated and team-oriented Lead, dedicated to the craft of Animation. You find the team’s achievements to be motivating and can supervise a team by providing constructive feedback and support whenever needed. As an Animator, you share our enthusiasm for film and the games industry and are motivated by the chance to bring things to a higher level. Your experience within large productions and from leading a team allows you to solve problems on the job and organize an effective workflow. You have excellent communication skills in English (our company language) which with your proactive approach enables you to build trust with your team and the various stakeholders you’ll collaborate with along the way. 

Besides the above we’re looking for someone aligned with our core values and the following skills and experience: 

  • Professional experience of supervising a team, for example in an agile project management environment  
  • Several years of professional animation experience in gameplay 
  • Professional experience of Maya and State Machine systems 
  • Experience working within Unreal and/or Unity and/or similar engines 

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