Technical Animator

Pioneer new Animation Tech by setting-up and owning all animation state machines for our next-gen project!
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As a Technical Animator at Arrowhead, you are a part of the “AI / Enemy Team” (a.k.a. ‘The A Team’). We are a multidisciplinary team consisting of Artists, Programmers, Designers, Animators, Audio designers and VFX artists as we are responsible for the full development of all enemies, characters, vehicles, assets and AI in our AAA, next-gen, 3rd Person Co-Op Shooter project. We work closely together with other teams in our studio. It’s your job to pioneer new animation tech by helping our animators focus on their work while you focus on exploratory animation, scripting animation tools and prototyping new tech! 

Your contribution

As a Technical Animator your main tasks responsibilities are:

  • Set-up and own the conventions of animation controllers, systems, solutions and rigging tech;
  • Design and implement animation state machines and runtime solutions;
  • Pioneer on new technical solutions by improving rigging solutions and introducing new animation techniques; 
  • Write scripting tools by using exploratory animation and improve the overall animation quality and fixing/improving existing solutions;
  • Push technical solutions directly related to animation, prototype your own technical solutions and own the animation pipeline; 
  • Create training and documentation for your fellow animators.

Our requirements

Are you a Technical Animator with the following experience? 

  • You have five years (or more) experience as a (Technical) Animator;
  • You have experience with creating animation state machines (Morpheme, ANT, Unreal or similar);
  • You have been responsible for the full implementation of character-, vehicle- and other similar assets; 
  • You know vector math and are comfortable with scripting (Python and/or similar);
  • You have experience with in game engine implementation, including ragdoll physics and cloth simulations.

Our project 

We are working on a 3rd person shooter featuring next-gen graphics, innovative co-op and agency for the community to alter the course of the game. This AAA game will share the satirical humor that fans of our previous games know and love.

Practical information

Scope: Full-time 40 hours per week and permanent position. For the right candidate, relocation aid is available.  

Location: Stockholm

If you think that you are the kickass Technical Animator we need, we would love to hear from you. We ask that your application always include relevant work samples or a link to your portfolio. 

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


Hammarby kaj 10d
120 32 Stockholm Directions +46 702-83 00 33 View page

Perks & Benefits

At Arrowhead we aim to give people a high level of freedom with emphasis on autonomy. Everyone receives generous perks, such as 30 days paid vacation, several health benefits, insurances, and company savings for your retirement fund.

We also have recurring company outings and events such as movie nights, game competitions and activities like paintball.

  • Flexibility and generous vacation

    With core working hours between 10:00–15:00 you are free to plan your week according to what suits you best.
    You are also entitled to six weeks paid vacation each year.

  • Pension fund and insurances

    You can feel safe with a full life- and occupational injury insurance as well as guaranteed quick access to health specialists. An additional monthly saving is added to your retirement fund.

  • Health & wellness

    Massage at the office every other week,
    a weekly wellness activity hour and yearly wellness allowance. Once a year we also offer health care checkups with the possibility to track your changes and progress.

Working at Arrowhead

Arrowhead is primarily interested in long term jobs and employment. We are not a project-based studio and prefer to have full-time employees. We feel that this contributes to a better work environment, a feeling of stability and builds stronger internal relationships.

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