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YAGER Development GmbH


Berlin, Germany


Art and Animation





Permanent | Full Time


Animator (f/m/d)

We are looking for a talented Animator who loves working in interdisciplinary teams in a fast-paced and creative environment to come join our team and develop amazing games with us!

As an Animator at YAGER you will:

  • Create engaging and believable in-game animations while working within the constraints of the brief, technology and game design
  • Troubleshoot and solve technical production issues together with team
  • Quickly master in-house tools
  • Maintain animations after they are implemented and take a strong interest in the final result of a feature
  • Work closely with other disciplines in small interdisciplinary teams in order to achieve features that are more than the sum of their parts
  • Track time invested in tasks and provide estimates for future tasks in order to assist the team with planning
  • Take part in review cycles, both in providing feedback for coworkers and showing eagerness to improve based on feedback from team members



  • 3+ years of professional experience in game production
  • Strong Maya knowledge
  • Strong key frame animation skills
  • Ability to balance between quality and speed depending on brief
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks, meet deadlines and to excel under production conditions
  • Good communication skills across multiple disciplines; ability and willingness to accept and follow direction and to work collaboratively
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Passionate about video games


Desirable skills

  • Professional experience with 1st person animation
  • Professional experience with creature animation
  • Good knowledge of the Unreal Engine, Animation Blueprints in particular
  • Knowledge in Motion Builder
  • Experience with Motion Capture Data


Employment details

  • Full-time and on-site
  • Status: employment
  • Start: as soon as possible



We support you all the way

  • Relocation bonus and ongoing support and assistance
  • Occupational pension scheme

We care about your well-being

  • Flexible working hours
  • Fresh fruit and vegetables every day
  • Hot and cold beverages of your choice
  • In-house massage

We encourage continuous learning

  • Extensive games/books library
  • Dedicated Talent Development Manager
  • Participation at various game conferences

We know how to have fun

  • A variety of exciting Team Events
  • Summer and Christmas Party
  • Beer and soft drinks for Friday meetings


Join our Team!

If this sounds like you, and you love to work in a creative environment with people passionate about their work, please send us your application using our online form.

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