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Westminster, Colorado - United States
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Technical Character Artist - Rigger



Idol Minds is an independent game developer that has been creating fun and innovative games for the past 19 years.  We are currently in development on a major console title and we are looking for talented artists to join our team.


   -- Build and troubleshoot character rigs for real time game assets

   -- Solve technical production issues throughout the content creation pipeline

   -- Work to streamline art workflows and pipelines by developing tools/scripts/plugins to help speed production

   -- Ability to be proactive and anticipate potential problems before they occur


   -- A minimum of 2 years’ experience as a technical artist in the game industry

   -- A reel showcasing your best rigging and tool development work

   -- Proficiency with Maya

   -- Proficiency with Mel scripting and Python

   -- Experience creating and troubleshooting facial animation rigs

   -- Experience creating rigging tools

   -- Proficiency with the Unreal 4 game engine a plus

   -- Animation skills a plus

To Apply

Must submit both a demo reel link and a resume


Our passion is storytelling games. We love the relatable characters of a game like Life is Strange and the amazing action storytelling from games like Last of Us. 

Our first game, Life is Strange: Before the Storm has won multiple awards, including Game of the Year and we were nominated for both BAFTA and VGA awards. 

We are an independent game developer and are currently developing character-focused adventure games. We’re growing and have a major title in development with a top publisher. Our company offers a relaxed and fun work environment, health benefits and a dental plan. We’re looking for talented and self-motivated people to join us as we aim to rise to the top of the storytelling game studios. We are part of the thriving Colorado game dev scene and our location offers a lower cost of living and a proximity to countless family-friendly activities and amazing outdoor opportunities. If this sounds appealing to you, please apply!

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