Senior Technical Artist/Character TD/Rigger

Warhorse Studios
Prague, Czech Republic
Job type: Contract

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Job Description

We are looking for a Senior Technical Artist that specializes in character rigging, facial animation, cloth simulation, character tools and pipelines. Our ideal candidate should have strong technical skills in rigging, an artistic eye and a passion for computer games.


  • Develop tools, processes, and maintain charcter rigs/ setups for real-time characters
  • Collaborate closely with character artists, technical artists, and animators on a models that meets technical needs
  • Help maintain existing pipelines, motion and deformation systems
  • Develop new pipelines for character production process

Skills & Requirements

  • In-depth knowledge of Maya, preferably, 3+ years of production experience
  • Programming experience with Python, MEL, C++
  • Knowledge of programming frameworks: FBX SDK, OpenMaya API, PySide/QT
  • Experience with setting up production pipelines while being able to follow guidelines
  • Strong background with body and animal rigging including cloth simulation, facial animation, MoCap, and 3D scanning workflows
  • Strong understanding of Anatomy


  • Basic knowledge of C# or other higher programming language
  • 3ds Max and Maxscript experience
  • Houdini
  • Dynamixyz, Face FX or related software experience
  • Experience with RBF and Smooth Skinning Decomposition
  • Experience with CryEngine
  • BS / BA degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Graphic Arts, Art or a related field

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is offered

How to Apply

If you believe you are a good match for a position, send us your CV to

About the Company

Warhorse Studios is a video-game developer founded in 2011 by a handful of intrepid Czech gaming industry veterans, now grown to a dedicated team of over 130 men and women. Our first title, Kingdom Come: Deliverance, a gritty, medieval, combat-based RPG set in a realistic historic environment, was released on February 13, 2018 and met with an enthusiastic reception from both critics and players worldwide. We are now a part of the leading video game publisher Koch Media/Deep Silver.

We are always on the lookout for great talent.