Character Tech Artist with Amazon Game Studios

TEKsystems Digital
Seattle, WA, USA
Job type: Contract

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Job Description

PLEASE DO NOT APPLY UNLESS YOU ARE ABLE TO PROVIDE WORK PERMIT TO WORK IN UNITED STATES

Amazon Game Studios is building out a AAA game that will leverage their social game streaming platform Twitch. This will be a battle royale-style game set in a hostile alien world where anything is possible, alliances can be made or broken on the fly, and a 3rd-party Game Master can throw in new objectives/obstacles at a moment's notice. They need a creative team to help with technical art.  

• Expert knowledge of character rigging, anatomy, joint placement, and skinning in Maya
• Familiarity with Python scripting
• 1+ Shipped titles or 3-5 years of experience in a similar role
• Experience with modern/high end video game characters and getting them working in a game engine
• Demo Reel or Portfolio is a MUST
• Deliverables will consist of rigging and skinning characters utilizing our in-house tools, then integrating them into the game engine.
• Taking direction from the Lead Tech Artist
• Team Player, disciplined, solid communication skills
• Excellent multitasking and time management skills  

Skills & Requirements

Character Tech Artist
• Expert knowledge of character rigging, anatomy, joint placement, and skinning in Maya
• Familiarity with Python scripting
• 1+ Shipped titles or 3-5 years of experience in a similar role  

How to Apply

Email Vicky at vtran@teksystems.com

Subject Line: Character Tech Artist Role with Amazon Game Studios

Please include resume and portfolio

About the Company

TEKsystems Digital offers the best of both worlds—the flexibility and expertise of a boutique recruiting firm, backed by the powerful recruiting engine and network of TEKsystems, the largest technology recruiting firm in North America. TEKsystems Digital offers a specialized focus on digital, animation, creative and interactive skill sets.