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Lakshya is looking for a Lead Technical Animator and Rigger to join our team of highly talented game artists designers and animators. As a Lead Technical Animator for our clients, one thing you will do is to play a crucial role in bringing to life characters in one of the most successful online action games of all time.

A successful lead candidate will also understand good quality animation, give direction, and work with multiple clients and projects. They should be adept at the technical side of animation, understand rigging, character setup in Unreal and physics. In this position the lead will be interacting directly with clients internationally and overseeing the work of a remote team. Flexible hours are needed.


  • Hire a small team to help with production

  • Rig cloth on characters and bring them to life.

  • Work with proprietary tools to create realist physics reactions

  • Supervise animators and integration artists to ensure a smooth delivery of high quality assets studio wide

  • Assist with pipeline tools and work with engine and project leads to continuously improve those tools and processes.

  • Work in the Seattle office or remotely with talented individuals in multiple time zones and cultures

The ideal candidate must possess a strong knowledge of 3DSMax, Maya and be adept at learning new, proprietary tools. They must also know how to problem solve issues that arise in the use of these tools – internally and client facing – in a timely and efficient manner. Their ability to communicate with artists and animators to interpret the issue to find solutions will be key to their success.


  • Minimum of 5 years' experience working in a game development environment as a lead technical animator and rigging expert.

  • Experience with various game-development tools such as Maya, Max etc.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Work well in a team atmosphere and give relevant technical feedback, suggestions and support when needed.

  • Creative problem-solving skills with a strong ability to learn new areas of development

  • Ability to learn new technical art and animation software processes and be able to create training materials for artists on these processes.

  • Ability to script in Python

  • Portfolio/website/sample code demonstrating your technical animation and rigging skills along with previous experience

If hired Fulltime, Keywords Offers the following benefits

  • Medical, Dental, Vision benefits

  • Voluntary Long-term / Short-term Disability

  • 401K w/ company match

  • Remote workplace

  • Salary $90,000-$120,000 USD

Lakshya Digital is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. Please let us know of any accommodations needed to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process.


Lakshya Digital is the leading provider of game art creation services to the global games industry. We create 3D and 2D art and animation for major game developers in the US, Japan and Europe. Founded in 2004, Lakshya is driven by a strong client focus. We have perfected the dual shore model which pairs our staff of highly experienced and talented game artists from US with scalable overseas talent in India. This enables us to deliver more content to our clients, reduce turn-around times and keep costs under control while maintaining high quality.

We have created art for over a hundred game titles including hugely successful ones such as Bloodborne, Just Cause 3, WWE 2K16, Uncharted 2, Farmville, and Cityville’

We have an engaging work culture that offers employees terrific opportunities to learn and grow, and has enabled our rise from a mere 10 person company in 2004 to a team of over 400 talented, passionate & committed people today. Lakshya is a part of the Dublin headquartered Keywords Studios, the world’s leading provider of game development services.