Austin, TX, USA
Job type: Permanent
Bluepoint is looking for a TECHNICAL ANIMATOR/RIGGER to join our team as we work on our latest project. Help us create high quality rigs for AAA titles.
Please note: This is not an entry-level position.
Design and create character skeleton hierarchies and animation rigs
Setup skin weighting to define ideal deformation
Research and develop new rigs
Create tools to help speed up workflows
Ability to identify problems and develop a solutions
Recognize proper mesh topology and work with Character Artists to maintain the geometry
Provide ongoing support for the Animation team
Work well in a team-oriented environment
A demo reel reflecting different types of rigs and tools made in Maya
Proficient with Python and other scripting languages
At least 2 years of rigging experience
Understanding of animation principles and human anatomy
Expert knowledge of Maya
Good problem-solving skills
A proactive work ethic
The ability to work onsite at our facility in Austin, TX
If you meet the requirements specified above and you feel the potential calling you, please email your resume and materials to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include “TECHNICAL ANIMATOR / RIGGER” and your name and in the subject line.
If you currently reside outside of the US, please state whether you are legally authorized to work in the US.
The Bluepoint team is preparing for our next remake of a classic. Want to be part of creating something special, a game millions of gamers are eagerly anticipating?
Bluepoint Games is a small studio with big ideas, always looking for elite game development talent to join our family. If you too stand for quality and attention to detail, then join us in delivering nothing less than the games fans want to play.
Since our inception in 2006, Bluepoint Games has worked on many critically acclaimed franchises such as God of War, Ico, Shadow of the Colossus, Metal Gear Solid, Flower, Gravity Rush, Titanfall, and Uncharted.
For these reasons and many others - Hill Country, lakes, and live music; an inspired university town with a thriving high-tech industry and creative community - we proudly call Austin home. We're confident you'll love it here too!