Mattias Kirsten


contact@mattiaskirsten.com | +46 737 77 49 10


Mattias Kirsten, Animator

I am a 3D Animator with experience from both big and small studios and productions. Always selfmotivated and driven to tie together gameplay and storytelling through the use of excellent animation.


Work Experience


3D Animator, DICE


Responsibilities: Creating and implementing animation assets for a AAA production.

Jan 2016 – Present. Stockholm, Sweden


Lead Animator, Star Stable Entertainment


Responsibilities: Rigging, Animation, Scheduling, Recruitment and Management of the Animation Team

Star Stable Online using Maya, 3DS Max and Motionbuilder

May 2016 – Dec 2016. Stockholm, Sweden


3D Animator, Star Stable Entertainment


Responsibilities: Rigging, Animation

Star Stable Online using Maya, 3DS Max and Motionbuilder

Jan 2015 – May 2016. Stockholm, Sweden


3D Animator, Full Control


As an intern I had the responsibility of creating and reworking animations for Space Hulk: Ascension.

I was also tasked with maintaining the animation pipeline and the rigs.

July – Nov, 2014. Copenhagen, Denmark


3D Animator, Defrost Games


As an intern I created the character animations for the main character in Project Temporality.

Jun – Aug, 2012. Malmö, Sweden




Technical Artist, The Game Assembly, Higher vocational education


Rigging, Animation, Motion Capture, Animation Pipelines

Sep, 2013 – Nov, 2014. Malmö, Sweden, Higher vocational education

Bachelor's degree in Computer Graphics and Animation, Gotland University


Work of notice:

Lead animator on short film Les Rivaux

Coordinator for my class exhibition at Gotland Game Conference 2011

Sep, 2010 – Jun, 2013. Visby, Sweden.





Technical Skills



3Ds Max



Adobe Premiere

Adobe After Effects




Swedish – Fluent

English – Full Professional Proficiency


Extra Curriculum


Theater – Second Year, Blekinge läns Folkhögskola


During one year me and my classmates tried our hands on a variety of different acting techniques which ended in a small tour of Sweden with a play called ”Container”

Sep, 2007 – Jun, 2008. Bräkne-Hoby, Sweden.


Main actor in movie - "5000 pieces"

I starred in a 90 min film called ”5000 pieces” (5000 bitar) in where my character, Tom, tries to complete a puzzle consisting of 5000 pieces. The film was heavely featured on a Swedish student TV-channel called S-teve.

June, 2007. Lund, Sweden.


Stunt Course, Fridhems Folkhögskola

I completed a one week crash course where we under the supervision of professional stunt men learned how to use weapons, get hit by cars, fall from up to three meters and walking while being on fire.

July 2007. Svalöv, Sweden.