3D Animator

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August 19, 2021
Full Time
Uppsala, SE

Bad Yolk Games is a Sustainable Gaming Development Studio founded on principles of employee health and happiness as well as making games on its own terms. Our talented team of Indie and AAA veterans from Development teams working on IPs such as Wolfenstein, Doom and ACIII, Publishers in both Indie and AAA space and Platform business (PlayStation) are focused on bringing joyful and immersive experiences to our players. Our first game, Main Assembly, was released in January 2021 and was nominated for Best Debut and Best Technology at the Nordic Game Awards. We’re now working our next project and hope that you want to be part of the journey!

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What can you expect? You read this job advertisement, visited our website and/or played our game and are interested enough to apply to the role. 

Our studio will reach out to you for an initial discussion to make sure everything lines up between both of our expectations. Depending on the role, we may ask if you can complete a practical exercise.

We invite you to meet the team, either virtually or in person to see if there’s a fit between us, what your aspirations are and how that aligns with our goals.

We thank you for your time with either honest feedback or an offer.


We are looking for a versatile animator that can take responsibility for rigging, animation and implementation of characters and other assets for our unannounced Unreal Engine project.


  • Rigging and skinning
  • Key Animation
  • Experience working with game engines and game animation implementation
  • Experience in animation: timing, dynamics & body mechanics
  • Ability to share a portfolio, demonstrating your work
  • Ability to co-operate with team members with an iterative process


  • Shipped games across multiple platforms 
  • Experience using Unreal Engine 4
  • Experience of designing and maintaining animation state machines


Our benefits package is built around health and happiness:

  • Flexible working environment: we’re goal orientated, so you decide how to manage your day/week, just make sure it works for the rest of the team in terms of online hours or working remotely when needed. 
  • Pension, parental benefits, wellness grant and wellness hour
  • Competitive salary and bonus policy
  • Freedom to work on your personal projects, in accordance the company policy
  • 25 days holiday to recharge your batteries: no rules, just ensure the time works for the rest of the team and plan.


  • Employment Type: Full-time
  • Location: Uppsala, Sweden (Europe)


To apply please send your resumé with a cover letter together with a link to your portfolio to careers@badyolkgames.com.

We're currently hiring a 3D Animator and UI/UX Artist. You can view (and share) all of our current openings here.


Bad Yolk Games is what happens when a few experienced ex-AAA game developers decide that it’s possible to make great games without sacrificing health or happiness in the process. We’re committed to diversity, inclusivity, and mutual respect, and we believe that this will show in our games. Our first title is Main Assembly, a physics-based game where you build robots to overcome challenges and for the simple joy of creating, out now on Steam Early Access!


You’re the designer, engineer and architect. If you can imagine it you can create it! Construct robots of any shape or size from eight-legged spider bots to eerie UFO contraptions.

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