Playdead

We’re an award-winning Glasgow based design and motion studio delivering thought provoking creative solutions worldwide. Specialising in animation, motion graphics and visual FX, we communicate powerful content for clients in all sectors, from broadcast, film, installation, exhibition, commercial and beyond.

People tell us our approach to projects is unique, transparent, high quality, and goes above and beyond expectations.

Job Opportunities

Role

Junior Motion Designer

Location

Glasgow (in-house)

Contract

TBC

Salary

TBC – commensurate on Skills & Experience

Skills

Experience using Adobe Creative Suite
Knowledge of popular After Effects plugins and tools
Good knowledge of general compositing principles
Familiarity with a design studio environment
Operating both Windows and OSX operating systems
Enthusiastic, self-disciplined and a team player
Background experience and education in design
Happy working to different paces

Role

Mid-Weight Designer

Location

Glasgow (in-house)

Contract

TBC

Salary

TBC – commensurate on Skills & Experience

Skills

Background education in design
Experience in delivering motion graphics and animation for broadcast
Familiarity with pipeline workflow and a design studio environment
Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite
Experience using Maxon Cinema 4D
Experience using SideFX Houdini (valuable, but not essential)
Proficient at interpreting briefs and synthesising innovative design outcomes
Good knowledge of general compositing principles
Operating both Windows and OSX operating systems
Enthusiastic, self-disciplined and a team player
Happy working to different paces

Role

Houdini Artist

Location

Glasgow (in-house)

Contract

FT (40hrs per week)

Salary

TBC – commensurate on Skills & Experience

Skills

Fully proficient in SideFX Houdini
Experience in delivering motion graphics and animation for broadcast
Education in 3D design
Strong modelling, lighting and texturing skills
Familiarity with rendering software Redshift & Octane
Experience of 3D tracking
Confident in the visual exploration of abstract ideas
Proficient at interpreting briefs and synthesising innovative design outcomes
Experience using Cinema 4D
Familiarity with 3rd party plugins
Good knowledge of general compositing principles
Operating both Windows and OSX operating systems
Enthusiastic, self-disciplined and a team player
Happy working to different paces