Principal Animation Engineer

Engineering Leamington Spa, Warwickshire


Playground Games is looking for a Principal Animation Engineer to join the Fable team.

As a Principal Animation Engineer you will help set the technical direction of our animation technology. You will work with other disciplines to identify, plan and implement industry leading animation systems.

You are driven by a passion for software engineering, as well as striving to discover and develop genre leading animation features. You'll work closely with internal and external stakeholders, so your ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively is vital. You are highly motivated and approachable, with a strong desire to push the boundaries of technology.


  • Games industry leading knowledge of animation systems
  • A proven track record of successful planning and delivery of highly technical features
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Expert C++ and software architecture skills
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • A passion for games
  • Ideally experience on AAA

This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the world’s most exciting games studios, using leading technology to create world class games, within a successful, highly talented and collaborative team.

Playground Games is an equal opportunities studio and encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply.