Lead Animator
Full Time, Bellevue WA

First Strike Games is looking for a Lead Animator to help build our first title. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing studio of over 30 team members.

As Lead Animator, you will help define the animation pipeline, work with partners, other team leads, and bring characters to life.


  • Work with the animation team to plan, develop, and implement new animations
  • Setup technical infrastructure to animate characters
  • Set-up facial animation infrastructure
  • Work closely with the Creative Director to define and maintain the vision for character and object animations
  • Manage and mentor more junior members of the animation team


  • At least 6 years experience as an animator and 2 shipped titles
  • Ability to create AAA level animations in both 1st and 3rd person
  • Hold an expert understanding of Maya and Unreal Engine

First Strike Games is a Multiplayer-Focused Game studio currently developing AAA experiences for PC and Console. First Strike Games was founded by industry veterans, for more information please visit www.WeMakeMultiplayer.com, or contact us directly at Careers@FirstStrikeGames.com.