Lead Animator

Bluepoint is looking for a LEAD ANIMATOR to join our team as we work on our latest project. Help us create a new vision of animations for AAA title and current generation home consoles.

Please note: This is not an entry-level or mid-level position.


  • Create animation with a good sense of physics, realistic movement, and animation principles to serve as a benchmark

  • Work with Directors and Leads to elevate animations to the next level

  • Evaluate other animator’s work, making sure all animations follow the quality standards and artistic direction

  • Inspire – mentor the animation team in creating impactful animations

  • Proactive approach to learning new skills and tools


  • A demo reel reflecting high-quality game animations

  • At least 7 years of experience in the game development industry

  • Strong communication skills

  • Able to produce top quality hand-key animation

  • Complete understanding of game character pipeline

  • Expert knowledge of Maya

  • Highly organized, self-driven, and great team player

  • The ability to work onsite at our facility in Austin, TX

About Bluepoint

The Bluepoint team is preparing for our next remake of a classic. Want to be part of creating something special, a game millions of gamers are eagerly anticipating?
Bluepoint Games is a small studio with big ideas, always looking for elite game development talent to join our family. If you too stand for quality and attention to detail, then join us in delivering nothing less than the games fans want to play.
Since our inception in 2006, Bluepoint Games has worked on many critically acclaimed franchises such as God of War, Ico, Shadow of the Colossus, Metal Gear Solid, Flower, Gravity Rush, Titanfall, and Uncharted.
For these reasons and many others – Hill Country, lakes, and live music; an inspired university town with a thriving high-tech industry and creative community – we proudly call Austin home. We’re confident you’ll love it here, too!

To Apply

If you meet the requirements specified above and you feel the potential calling you, please email your resume and materials to jobs@bluepointgames.com. Include “Lead Animator” and your name in the subject line.
If you currently reside outside of the US, please state whether you are legally authorized to work in the US.