Motion Editor

Guildford, UK, Freelance or Fixed Term Contract - 3 Months

Ref: ART1707001

Supermassive Games is looking for a highly talented and experienced Motion Editor.


  • The ideal candidate will have a strong portfolio showcasing high quality animation, with at least 3 years’ experience in either film or AAA games.

The Role:

  • You will be responsible primarily for motion capture editing and clean-up, providing high-quality content for one of our games currently in production.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Enhancing and cleaning up motion captured performances
  • Meeting work targets and milestone deliverables in a high pressured full production environment

Essential Technical Skills:

  • MotionBuilder
  • Maya
  • Knowledge of the core principles of motion capture and key-frame technology
  • Experience of character, facial and motion capture pipelines
  • Experience of character rigs and facial animation solutions
  • Experience of Unreal Engine (preferred, but not essential)


  • Extensive experience in editing mocap data.
  • Experience working with MotionBuilder’s ‘story’ blending animation clip data.
  • An ability to Interpret storyboards and take them through to final animation
  • The ability to follow an artistic vision
  • A solid understanding of traditional animation principles (timing, weight, etc.), and how they relate to motion captured performance
  • Industry experience on AAA titles is a plus
  • A drive to constantly push animation quality
  • Attention to detail; believable character interaction is vital to our current and future projects
  • The capacity to take on board constructive criticism
  • Good collaboration with members of the animation team and other team members on the project.
  • A highly-positive proactive work ethic
  • Excellent communication skills

To enjoy working at Supermassive you also need to be:

  • Flexible and open-minded
  • Determined and self-motivated
  • Prepared to rise to a challenge
  • Obsessed with quality
  • Team-focussed
  • Creative and innovative

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