Overview Design and implement complex skeletons, control rigs, secondary animation (fat, jiggle, smears), and skin deformations, including facial rigging solutions for creatures and humans.Implement techniques and process to solve character and animation and deformation challenges.Recognise inefficiencies and problems in existing pipelines and identify solutions.Design, develop, deploy, and maintain animation tools, workflows and pipelines to improve animation quality and production efficiency.Work with engine and tools teams to contribute to development of new game technology.Document tools and processes required to educate artists on new tools or workflows.Help mentor and develop more junior members of the team across the studio.
Home to the iconic massive multiplayer online role-playing game RuneScape and its extended family of adventurous titles, we're a leading games studio that places our players at the heart of everything we do.
We've welcomed over 250 million players to RuneScape's world of enthralling fantasy and, together with our team of passionate game creators, our community helps to shape how our games evolve.
From casting votes on future game content, to interacting with the studio teams in live streams and in chat, we also join in person at our celebrated fan convention, RuneFest.
Together with our players, we're a united Jagex tribe, building deep and engaging multiplayer gaming experiences for players everywhere.
HOW YOU CAN CONTRIBUTE
This is a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Technical Animator looking for a varied and challenging role that encourages creative input and technical direction.
The successful applicant will join an experienced team of technical artists working on our flagship title, RuneScape.
RuneScape is an evolving product on PC and new Mobile platforms with players that have an insatiable thirst for content, meaning there's always a need to evolve and modernise our pipeline and tools to keep up with their demand. Your role would involve collaborating with our artists & animators to develop, maintain and improve those tools.
Working within our talented art team, you will:
We can only consider applicants who include evidence of their work, along with breakdowns in an online format such as personal website, blog, Github, or online portfolio album