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1 year ago
Firaxis Games is searching for an experienced Technical Animator to join our Technical Animation and Rigging Team. The ideal candidate is organized and self-motivated. They value teamwork and collaboration and enjoy creating tools that make other people’s jobs more successful. You will be joining a team of technical animators that serve a variety of projects and helping develop new tech to raise production quality and increase efficiency.
Responsibilities Will Include:
- Working with the animation teams to define, create, and maintain animation pipelines and rigs
- Design and support complex character, facial, weapon, and specialized rigs in Maya
- Own the skinning process for multiple projects including characters, garments, weapons, vehicles, etc
- Create custom tools and scripts to increase the productivity and efficiency of the animation teams
- Support and improve the integration of animation assets into your game engines
- 2+ years of industry experience as a tech animator/animator
- Extensive experience with and knowledge of Maya
- Thorough understanding of human anatomy
- Animation experience a plus
- Unreal Engine experience a plus
- Physics Simulation (cloth, hair, etc) experience a plus
- Must possess current US work authorization