Full-Time

Senior Technical Artist: Facial Rigging

Posted on 4/25/2024

Rockstar Games

Rockstar Games

5,001-10,000 employees

Developer and publisher of interactive entertainment

Gaming

Senior

Oakville, ON, Canada

Required Skills
Communications
Animation
Requirements
  • Relevant experience in the game industry as a Character Rigger, Technical Animator, or similar/related position.
  • A demo reel and online portfolio demonstrating exceptional skills in creating motion controls for animation, complex deformation, and skinning of characters and creatures.
  • Strong Python programming skills and a 3D math background.
  • Experience creating tools for Rigging and Animation.
  • Experience using source control software (i.e. Perforce, Git).
  • Strong communication, self-management, and organizational skills.
Responsibilities
  • Build, test, and maintain body and face rigs, skinning, and secondary motion setups for 3D assets.
  • Use proprietary system to create and export constraints, custom deformers, and secondary motion to the game engine.
  • Collaborate with animators, automation, and other Technical Artists to create tools and improve pipelines.
  • Support facial pipeline and be heavily involved in face assets from motion capture.
  • Organize, document, and maintain libraries of rig modules for a large team of riggers.
  • Stay current with the latest technologies/research in the field to keep dynamic art visuals cutting-edge.

Rockstar Games specializes in developing and publishing interactive entertainment, with a focus on innovative projects such as the Grand Theft Auto and Red Dead series. Their main products utilize cutting-edge technologies for interactive entertainment development, including advanced game engines and immersive virtual worlds.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$5M

Headquarters

New York, New York

Founded

1998

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

8%

1 year growth

18%

2 year growth

37%
INACTIVE