Junior Animator

“All right, seriously you wankers, what the f is going on!?” – Hoxton

Starbreeze is now looking for a graduate or Junior Animators to join our award-winning team in Stockholm, for the next generation of Payday.  We are looking for someone who is passionate about animation and who can demonstrate a strong skill set.  

Job Tasks:

  • Produce in-game animations to the highest standards of fidelity and style as demanded by the project
  • Make sure that tasks are completed on schedule and to required standards.
  • Work efficiently with other team disciplines (art, design, code) to ensure the animation process in responding to the demands of the project whilst maintaining its aesthetic quality. 
  • Continuation of your technical knowledge, including adapting to new technologies and processes 
  • Create compelling character performances, utilizing both key-framed and motion capture techniques to compliment the game design and promote the artistic vision of the Payday universe.

Must Have:

  • An animation demo reel showcasing your best character animations as well as a variety of animation sets. The main animation principles should be understood from an artistic and technical perspective.
  • An animation degree or equivalent
  • Ability to animate convincing human movement  
  • Maya use and ideally knowledge or experience with Motion Builder 
  • Genuine passion for games and animation, bringing characters to life with realistic human motion. 

Good to Have:

  • Experience and knowledge of the Unreal game engine
  • Experience with working with Mocap
  • Basic rigging knowledge

Still reading? Great, because here comes the good part:
We offer you a position at a company where we value empowerment, agility and ownership. While we evolve we want you to grow with us and to develop

as a professional.


Sounds good? Then we can’t wait to see your CV and animation reel, and look forward to meeting you.  We recommend that you apply as soon as possible; selection and interviews are held continuously. Send your application with a resumé, portfolio and cover letter in English.  All applications must include a resumé and cover letter to be considered.

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


Regeringsgatan 38
111 56 Stockholm Directions info@starbreeze.com +46 8 209 208 View page

What makes it Starbreeze?

  • Progress through commitment and collaboration

    At Starbreeze we believe in enabling and supporting our colleagues to be successful.

  • Alignment around the product

    Game development is the heartbeat and we are continuously evolving how all teams and members can be an efficient part.

  • We are in it for the long run.....

    At Starbreeze we value everyone´s engagement and with quality in mind, we rely on everyone´s input in planning and to define the ports of our games.

Culture... or is it a lifestyle?

Do you recognise yourself in the following description? If so you could be one of us!

Team Oriented – we value trust and openness; clear communication and the team result trumps the
individuals performance.

Ownership – we are committed to
delivering excellence, including holding ourselves and others accountable. We
get sh*t done.

Solution Minded – we always present solutions, based on analysis of identified problems.

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