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Joboffer dated from 01/28/2019

Senior Animator - Games (m/f)

Art / Layout / Illustration





Company data

Ludwig-Erhard-Str. 1

20459   Hamburg

Job description

Your Crew

Being part of small art team you will work in a positive and productive environment on state of the art 3D games for consoles. Collaboration and mutual feedback will help you to grow both on a professional as well as on a personal level.

Everyone at Fishlabs shares one common goal: to create a great visual experience on multiple platforms. In a relaxed environment where team members have the time to learn from each other, and everyone plays an important role in the development of our upcoming state of the art games.

Mission Briefing

  • Plan and animate cinematic space action sequences and make childhood dreams come true
  • Team up with your Cinematic Director and use character performance capturing to bring an epic narrative to live
  • Prove your attention to detail with carefully keyframed spaceship animations in all thinkable variations
  • See your work come to life in the Unreal Engine on Playstation4


  • You participated on at least one AAA production as a key contributor for animation
  • Self-motivation, good communication skills, and a great team-player attitude
  • A deep understanding of weight, timing, gesture and shape related to movement
  • Experience structuring and maintaining a process, rigging, and prototyping
  • Planning game side animations systems together with a Technical- and Effects Artists, and seeing them through to completion
  • Demonstrated ability to work with performance capturing on at least one AAA production
  • Experienced in working with performance capture data (Planning, Directing, Creating Animations from clips)
  • Proficient in the process of cleaning and integrating captured animation data into the engine
  • Able to assist in organizing performance capture shot list for the epic narrative of the game

Mission Support

  • Here’s to you! Fresh fruit, free beverages and special conditions for gym membership
  • Do it! Personal responsibility, freedom and short decision-making routes
  • The Unit! Open office, friendly atmosphere and with professionals always willing to lend a hand
  • There you are! Centrally located, bright and modern offices where creativity flourishes
  • Have Fun! Of course play some games along the way
  • And what else!? Learn more about your new professional homebase


We are looking forward to your application. To give us a more extensive first impression of you, a substantial application will be appreciated. The minimum content should be a short motivation letter and your CV. If you have questions regarding the application just drop us an e-mail at An application via our online tool is preferred.

Contact Person

Christoph Hillermann

Director Human Resources

Ludwig-Erhard-Str. 1

20459 Hamburg

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