Job Description


Traega Entertainment is looking for an experienced and impassioned animator to spark life in our characters and worlds. As an Animator it is your privilege and responsibility to work with the team to explore, define, develop, and iterate on appealing gameplay and narrative animations. The passion and dedication demonstrated by your work will have a huge impact on the games we make together!

This is a full-time position in the Nashville, Tennessee area working on a new PC/Console franchise. 

We understand that the lingering effects of the COVID-19 outbreak may delay the ability to relocate for some candidates. The safety of our employees and their families come first, and we although we continue to monitor the situation, the expectation is that you will come and work with us in our new and spacious studio in the Nashville area.


  • Create gameplay animations that fit the theme and feel of a given project

  • Implement animation in engine (UE4) and iterate based on project needs, feedback, and the quality you strive for

  • Collaborate with other artists and programmers to establish, test and refine the animation pipeline



  • Portfolio demonstrating high-quality hand-keyed animation work in a variety of styles

  • A solid understanding of animation principles

  • Experience creating 3D animations in Maya

  • Knowledge of human and creature anatomy as well as an understanding of gesture

  • Unreal Engine 4 experience



  • Experience with rigging/skinning

  • Experience working with and/or creating mocap data

  • Additional skill sets and interests you could leverage for the team during game development

  • High degree of self-motivation and initiative

  • Strong communication skills



How to Apply

  • Email:

  • Include:

    • "Application: Animator" in the subject line

    • Resume

    • Portfolio/relevant work examples