Character Blendshape Artist

Ready At Dawn
Irvine, CA, USA
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

Working closely with the rigging, character modeling, and animation teams, the Character Blendshape Artist is responsible for bringing to life highly detailed virtual characters, capturing all of the subtle nuance of facial deformations into a highly crafted system of blendshape poses.

A successful candidate must demonstrate a strong understanding of anatomy, excellent sculpting ability, with an emphasis on crafting highly expressive character facial poses, and a strong understanding of the content creation process for blendshape rigs. As the Character Blendshape Artist is responsible for working very closely with the rigging department to create clean, efficient, and highly polished facial rigs, strong technical and organizational skills are also critical for the position.

Skills & Requirements

Working closely with the rigging, character modeling, and animation teams, the Character Blendshape Artist is responsible for bringing to life highly detailed virtual characters, capturing all of the subtle nuance of facial deformations into a highly crafted system of blendshape poses.

A successful candidate must demonstrate a strong understanding of anatomy, excellent sculpting ability, with an emphasis on crafting highly expressive character facial poses, and a strong understanding of the content creation process for blendshape rigs. As the Character Blendshape Artist is responsible for working very closely with the rigging department to create clean, efficient, and highly polished facial rigs, strong technical and organizational skills are also critical for the position.

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is offered

How to Apply

Please email your portfolio link(s) and resume to: jobs@readyatdawn.com

In the subject of your email, please write "Character Blendshape Artist."

For more information visit http://www.readyatdawn.com/careers-main/

Thanks!

About the Company

Ready At Dawn is looking for talented and passionate developers to help us push the boundaries of technology, gameplay, art, and story-telling. Our team is growing and we invite you to join one of the preeminent independent video game developers in the world.

The studio is currently in various stages of development on several exciting projects including a new AAA third-person action console title, based on a brand new original IP and the expansion of the award-winning Echo universe for Oculus Rift through our ongoing partnership with Oculus.

Ready At Dawn Studios® was founded in 2003 by senior members of Naughty Dog® and Blizzard Entertainment® with the goal of creating an independent game studio that makes great games within a fun working environment. We have created three of the best-selling and highest reviewed PSP games of all time in Daxter and God of War: Chains of Olympus and God of War: Ghost of Sparta and have recently finished the visually stunning The Order: 1886 for the PS4 platform. Ready At Dawn’s technological innovations, its reputation for excellence in artistry and design coupled with experience in developing blockbuster franchises ensure the studio will continue to raise player expectations.