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Camouflaj is looking for a world class Technical Animator come join our team with the express purpose of bringing characters to life in VR. This is an opportunity to touch the imagination of video game fans in a wildly immersive environment. The Camouflaj Values we pride ourselves on are: - Gold Medal Games - Meaningful Games - Masters of VR - Empathetic Communicators

Technical Animator - Camouflaj Responsibilities

  • Create rigs and skinning for characters, creatures, and props.

  • Develop content creation pipelines and tools for the animation and character art teams.

  • Guide animation and character art teams on best authoring practices for optimized in-game assets.

  • Help integrate assets from Maya to Unity and troubleshoot issues.

  • Work with the concept team to ensure designs will work with animations.

  • Collaborate with designers and gameplay engineers to develop animation features.

  • Mentor and train other technical animators on best practices and give code reviews.

  • Keep up to date with emerging trends in rigging and animation technology.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Expert proficiency in developing and maintaining Maya rigs & animation workflows for games.

  • Proficiency in Python, Mel, and developing artists production tools.

  • Knowledge of model topology and experience to direct character artists with best practices.

  • 5+ years of experience as a Technical Animator or equivalent.

  • Experience collaborating across multiple disciplines to achieve team technical objectives.

  • Knowledge of traditional, mocap and procedural animation workflows.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with the Maya C++ API.

  • Experience with Unity and C#.

  • VR development experience.

  • Expertise in animation blending and animation state machines.

  • Experience with FACS based rigs/programs.

  • 3D math skills such as linear algebra and matrix math.

  • Experience coding in PyMel.

  • Knowledge of version control software (Perforce preferred).

About Meta

Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today—beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics.

Meta is committed to providing reasonable support (called accommodations) in our recruiting processes for candidates with disabilities, long term conditions, mental health conditions or sincerely held religious beliefs, or who are neurodivergent or require pregnancy-related support. If you need support, please reach out to [email protected].

$130,000/year to $180,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits

Individual pay is determined by skills, qualifications, experience, and location. Compensation details listed in this posting reflect the base salary only, and do not include bonus, equity or sales incentives, if applicable. In addition to base salary, Meta offers benefits. Learn more about benefits at Meta.