(Closed) Lead Character TD
In the rolling hills surrounding San Ramon, CA, the vision for PUBG beyond Battle Royale is within Striking Distance. Led by Dead Space and Call of Duty franchise veteran Glen Schofield, Striking Distance is hard at work on an original narrative experience within the PUBG universe. Building a top-tier gaming studio from the ground up is as exciting as it is challenging, and we're looking for the very best to come join and become part of a world-class team.
As the Lead Character TD, you will:
- Design the skeletal framework of a person, creature or moving object and create natural movements to bring designs to life
- Utilize expert knowledge of rigging tools such as Maya or Motionbuilder and MEL scripting to simplify repetitive tasks and create fluid pipelines
- Build virtual character skeletons and control rigs, set deformable weighting, apply skins, and create facial shapes
- Write scripts to streamline art production pipelines and develop new pipeline solutions to adapt to the changing needs of the animation team and keep up with workflow
- A four-year college degree with a major in game design and development, computer science, animation or art
- Knowledge of rigging tools, scripting languages (C++, Java, Perl) and pipeline development
- A strong understanding of anatomy and a great eye for expressive motion
- Be an avid gamer and have a thorough knowledge of current game releases, emerging technology and evolving techniques in rigging and animation
- Competitive compensation
- Comprehensive medical, dental, vision insurance
- 401K plan
We are committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, the Company will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to apply for an open position, perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the HR Talent team, to begin the interactive process.
We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type.