2D Animator


Warner Bros. Entertainment Group

Position Type

Full Time


Animation, Game Development/Publishing


United Kingdom - Wilmslow

Posted Date

Feb. 13, 2020

Req Number


Business Unit Overview

Founded in 2010, Playdemic is one of Europe’s leading mobile games companies. We focus on creating innovative, meaningful mobile games, that engage and delight players.

Our mission is to build games players love. We aim to surprise players with games that exceed their expectations and achieve this by putting playing experience first.

We believe that making the world’s best games requires incredibly talented people, a highly stimulating and supportive environment, and the freedom to pursue excellence. These three elements are the foundation of Playdemic and our biggest priority.

Opportunity Overview

If you want to create games for millions of players to enjoy on the go, then this is the job you’ve been looking for. We’re looking for an experienced 2D animator at Playdemic, a division of WB Games Inc., to work on our smash hit game, Golf Clash. You will be involved in working with a talented team to create new assets for our demanding content roadmap as well as working on assets for new gameplay features.

You’ll have a strong portfolio of work demonstrating your ability in creating high quality animations that have been optimised to work within the limits of the platforms they are distributed on. You must be hard working, with an ability to work in a fast paced environment and stick to deadlines. You’ll also be expected to work collaboratively with designers and other artists to come up with ideas for new content and experiences for the player.

Examples of relevant core skills & experience that will help you get this role;
  • Educated to degree level in an art/graphic design related subject, and/or very strong portfolio demonstrating high artistic skill.
  • Esoteric Spine Animation Software or equivalent experience in other packages.
  • Adobe Photoshop.

Desirable Attributes
  • Previous games industry experience.
  • Experience creating vector art assets.
  • Adobe Illustrator.
  • Adobe After Effects.

What we can offer you

At Playdemic we know that the only way to make world class games is by hiring the most talented people and then creating the right environment to empower them to do their best work. We’ve recently moved into a brand new, purpose-built office space which balances ambitious design, brilliant workspaces with generous and indulgent breakout areas for co-working, socialising and meetings. Here some of the amazing features we’ve added to this space:

· Amazing looking, flexible, open plan workspaces.
· Interesting and varied meeting spaces.
· Height adjustable desks throughout.
· State of the art entertainment systems for people to socialise with at lunch or after work.
· One of the fanciest coffee machines you’ve ever seen, delivering awesome, barista-style beverages.
· We’ve even installed a beer tap!

On top of a very competitive salary we also offer some of the following amazing benefits:

· Being part of the Warner Bros. family – one of the world's largest media companies.
· Regular health, wellbeing and social events.
· Comprehensive Bonus Package.
· Generous Company Pension.
· Life Assurance.
· Discounts on products.

About Playdemic

Founded in 2010 by leading Games Industry entrepreneurs, Playdemic is a BAFTA Award winning developer and publisher of mobile games, focused on creating fun and engaging, free-to-play game services for iOS and Android. These games include the global smash hit, Golf Clash. 

We are a highly ambitious company committed to making chart-topping products. Our culture and values place great emphasis upon open communication, autonomy and empowerment. We believe in encouraging people to be the best they can be and giving them the tools to achieve their goals. 

As a result of our acquisition by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Playdemic is embarking on a new phase of growth as we expand our teams to craft the next generation of hit mobile games that will be loved and played by millions of people the world over. As a result, we’re looking for the most talented, passionate and dedicated individuals to join us.

Our personality is to be ambitious and innovative and to encourage creative risk taking. This is combined with a flat and transparent approach to decision making that creates a shared culture of success.