Full Time Job

Technical Artist

High Moon Studios

Carlsbad, CA 06-24-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
High Moon Studios - Technical Artist

Great Games Start with Great People! This is a significant time in our company's history – and one of the most exciting times to join us!

We are building a culture of collaboration and seeking an imaginative, skillful, and versatile Technical Artist with a focus on characters and rigging to join our team in Carlsbad, California. If you share a passion for developing groundbreaking worlds and player experiences, then this may be the position you've been waiting for!

Your Mission:
• Working with established proprietary rigging and animation system within digital creation tools.
• Collaboration with a multi-disciplinary team of Coders, Artist and Technical Artist cultivating a positive team dynamic.
• Work quickly and effectively to support content creators.
• Skeleton creation, high quality realistic skin weighting, and animation rig creation.
• Maintain, contribute, and improve on existing proprietary python tools, code base and systems.

Player Profile:
• 3+ years' experience in technical art or animation roles
• Professional or personal experience working with real time game engines.
• Proficiency in building skeletons, skinning and rigging in Maya.
• Good understanding of proprietary engine and related tools.
• Strong artistic skills and working knowledge of 3D art production.
• Solid understanding of Python tool and pipeline development.
• Communicates and collaborates effectively with the development team.
• Strong problem solving and trouble-shooting skills.
• Must be flexible and comfortable with prototyping and quick iteration.
• An adaptable and continuous learner.

Bonus Points
• CS or Technical Art Degree.
• Knowledge of real-time physics and ragdolls, pre-baked simulation, or shader creation.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gx7oq4-3-236-28-137-42 in your application.

Company Profile
High Moon Studios

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.