Job Description


Experience Level:

Junior to Senior.

Employment type:

Permanent or Contract-based. Full-time (8 hours per day with some flexibility for self-organization)

Reporting to:

Lead Animator


PlayStation Studios Team ASOBI / Art Team


Tokyo area (expected to work remotely at first due to pandemic)

Role overview:

Team ASOBI is looking for talented, passionate animators to join their team.
Your role will be to animate a wide range of cartoony and mechanical characters, props and vehicles used in game.

  • Create high quality hand-keyed animation.
  • Bring creativity and humor to characters.
  • Understand and quickly adapt to given animation style.
  • Work with programmers to implement character behaviors in-engine.
  • Learn in-house tools and pipeline for animation production.
  • Manage your schedule and deliver on time.
Skills required:
  • Production experience in Games, Feature Film or VFX.
  • In-depth knowledge of Maya.
  • Strong ability in hand-keyed animation.
  • Fast and efficient with your time.
  • Positive attitude to feedback/rework.
  • Strong time management skills.
  • Proactive in improving your skills and speed.
  • Team player with positive attitude and great communication skills.
  • Japanese language is not required though interest for learning should exist (lessons will be provided and paid for).


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