Digital Animator - Sideplay Entertainment

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Sideplay Entertainment Limited


Paul Le Fondre

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Thursday 15th June 2023

Digital Animator


Sideplay Entertainment is an industry leader in the design and development of online instant win game content, which is distributed to lotteries and gaming operators internationally.

We are a Jersey based games studio wholly owned by Scientific Games, one of the largest and most trusted lottery suppliers in the world.

Due to a period of rapid and continued growth, we are looking for a digital animator to join our production team.  This is a full-time role and the successful applicant will get to work alongside our team of game artists, animators and developers, producing unique and exciting game ideas. 


Reporting directly to the Creative Director, the duties of this role include, but are not limited to, the following:

–           Storyboarding animations and interactions to brief

–           Working with game artists for asset breakdown/creation

–           Working with developers for game implementation


Key Skills

–           Comprehensive knowledge of animation principles

–           Have a strong animation focused portfolio

–           Intermediate-advanced After Effects skills

–           Intermediate-advanced Photoshop skills

–           Experience using Spine Pro (Esoteric Software) is preferable but not essential

–           Ability to create/illustrate art assets is desirable

–           Troubleshoot technical and artistic issues within set deadlines

–           Interest/experience in game design desirable

–           Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

–           Ability to work independently, multi-task, and collaborate with the team

–           Relevant qualification, ideally to degree level but all applicants considered


Next steps…

If you are passionate about animation and feel you have a lot to offer this niche area of gaming, we’d love to hear from you.  We offer competitive rates of pay, flexible working hours and a centrally located studio full of the latest hardware and young, creative people.

Send a copy of your CV and portfolio of work to Paul Le Fondre, via email to: [email protected] or call +44 1534 491094 for more information about the role.

No agencies please