Lead Animator

Cold Iron
24 days ago

Cold Iron Studios is in search of a Lead Animator to bolster our team in the development of a new sci-fi third-person action game. We are committed to delivering a visually compelling experience, underpinned by thoughtful narrative design and innovative gameplay.

This position is fully remote and open to applicants across the country.

The Lead Animator will establish the bar of excellence and maintain high animation standards to craft a cohesive co-op narrative-driven gameplay experience. Leveraging your animation expertise, you will provide feedback and context to guide and support a high-performing team to create engaging gameplay. The Lead Animator will use their knowledge, craft, and technical expertise to set clear goals and manage the animation team along with external partners to deliver work that meets the project standards and style. They will look for opportunities to enhance the game, embrace constructive feedback, and excel in a collaborative, cross disciplinary environment. The ideal candidate would have gameplay experience.

In addition, as a senior member of our esteemed team, your expertise will serve as a guiding force, illuminating the path for your fellow teammates. Your role will extend beyond technical mastery, as you inspire and mentor them, fostering a culture of continuous growth to create a culture of excellence.



Would Love to See:


No requirement.

Salary Range

$120,000 - $160,000


This position is fully remote and open to applicants across the country.

Please Note

Applicants without a portfolio will not be considered

At Cold Iron Studios, we're dedicated to creating narrative-driven, impactful games. We recognize that diversity brings richness to our work, and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds. This position offers a significant opportunity to shape the visual identity of our games and make a substantial contribution to our studio's success.

We invite you to apply and take part in crafting unforgettable gaming experiences.

Exceptional employee benefits, Remote work; 18 days PTO first year in addition to 11 paid holidays plus company-wide shutdown between Christmas and New Year’s Day; Robust Medical, Dental, Vision insurance coverage for entire family; Company matched 401k vested immediately; Flex Spending Accounts, annual stipend to help cover work from home expenses, ultra-creative environment.

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