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Senior Animator/Rigger

Description

Help shape the future of virtual reality.

We're looking for people to join our growing team who:

• Seek out challenges and are comfortable with the unknown.

• Thrive in fast-paced, innovative, creative environments.

• Are expert communicators and collaborate well with others.

• Take initiative to solve tough problems.

• Are passionate about revolutionizing storytelling through virtual reality.

• Most importantly, have got grit.


Responsibilities

  • Rigging, weighting and setting up controls and interfaces for character animation.

  • Facilitating tools for exporting rigs to the engine.

  • Help troubleshoot, diagnose, and correct animation-related performance issues.

  • Collaborate with engineering to implement IK-based animation system.

  • Responsibility for creating rigs for all creatures.

  • Experience with hard surface and smooth deforming character pipelines and setup.

  • Advanced technical problem-solving skills.

  • Understanding of biomechanics and anatomy.


Requirements

  • 3D animation and rigging.

  • Expert knowledge of Maya or Max.

  • An excellent understanding of real time animation including IK and physics.

  • An expert-level understanding of next-gen game character development processes, tools, pipelines.

  • A demonstrated ability to integrate the creative and technical character-building processes.


Optional, but a major plus

  • 5 years of experience in the video game industry.

  • Experience with the Unity game engine.

  • Experience with VR.