Senior 3D Animator

Disciplines: 3D Animation Maya Unreal
Type: Full Time

About us

Purple Lamp was founded by industry veterans to pursue their passion in PC and Console gaming. A love for community driven strategy, management and light RPG games unites a team that has spent many years working together, where everyone knows what they’re doing and loves the games we’re working on.

Our team comes from many different countries: Austria, Germany, Italy, France, Iceland, Spain, Portugal, Great Britain, Sweden, USA, just to name a few.

The studio language is English, and we really enjoy working in a very mature yet passionate environment.

Job description

We’re looking for an Senior Animator with a love for video games, to join us in working on both famous and new IPs.

Your tasks

  • Animate the movements of humanoids, beasts, machines and environment assets
  • Rigging, Skinning and creating Blendshapes for characters and objects
  • Occasionally develop VFX, particle effects and 2D animations
  • Interface with other departments
  • Communicate effectively and proactively with other team members and with other departments
  • Demonstrate a positive, adaptive attitude and effective time management skills
  • Participate in art reviews and respond to critical feedback in a professional manner
  • Foresee risks and adapt with flexibility to the contingencies of the production
  • Document, plan and articulate the work

Your profile

  • Fluent with Maya and Unreal4
  • Experienced 3D Animator for videogames
  • Able to follow and adapt to stylistic guidelines set by the Lead Artist
  • Excellent English skills (oral and written), German optional
  • Communicative and conscientious working skills
  • Love for video games and digital art
  • Motivation and creativity
  • Proactive problem solver


  • Experience with scripting
  • Experience with other tools like Motionbuilder and AfterEffects
  • Facial animation, lip-syncing, mo-cap
  • Artistic skills: storyboarding, 2D animation
  • Film making skills such as cinematography, pre-visualization, editing, and story writing
  • Strong artistic and technical background
  • 5+ years of experience in the videogames industry
  • European citizen or EU work permit

We offer

  • A rich variety of challenging and interesting projects
  • A creative, friendly, and positive work environment
  • Working in the center of Vienna, widely considered to be one of  the “World’s Most Livable City“
  • Competitive salary (14 times a year)
  • Flexible working hours
  • 25 days of paid holidays per year, plus an average of 12 bank holidays a year
  • Excellent relocation support, to make you feel at home

Austrian work law binds us to indicate the legal minimum wage for each advertised position. For the position, it would be a minimum of gross EUR 3.094,– per month, 14 salaries per year (IT Kollektivvertrag, ST1/ Regel).
The effective salary depends on qualification and experience and may be significantly higher.

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Purple Lamp Studios
Schellinggasse 6/6
Vienna, 1010

Lighting the way. In purple.