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Technical Rigger Animator


Novato, CA 04-28-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Job Description:

For the Technical Animator role, you will be supporting other animators by adjusting rigs and using tools to help animators implement assets into proprietary engines. We are looking for someone that thrives in a challenging environment and has a passion for making AAA games. Any experience in first-person shooter games or knowledge of Call of Duty titles is a big plus. You would be working with a dedicated group of highly talented and passionate individuals that share a love of making video games.

Your Tasks:
• Cooperating and working closely with the modeling and animation teams by taking feedback on rigs and identifying areas of improvement
• Follow group standards and best practices
• Collaborate effectively with other disciplines, including art, design, and audio
• Manage day-to-day development issues, identify problems, and drive creative solutions to fix them
• Work with outsourcing tools to adjust rigging assets

Minimum Requirements:
• Bachelor's degree (B.A.) or one to two years related experience and/or training
• Broad knowledge of game animations that spans across all parts of the development
• Knowledge of Motion Capture Editing and cleanup pipelines
• Computer Programming/Scripting experience (e.g. C#, C++, MEL, Python, Etc.)
• Experience developing rigs for Maya and/or MotionBuilder
• Excellent understanding of skin weight painting and skin deformation
• Ability to take direction well
• You are self-motivated, open to learning and expanding your knowledge
• Excellent communication skills, time management, and work discipline

Extra Points:
• Experience with facial animation
• Experience animating non-humanoid characters
• Passion for video games

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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gkkvn4-3-238-130-97-42 in your application.

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Activision Blizzard, Inc. is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment.