Rigger-Character TD-Vicarious Visions

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Areas of Expertise:
Art and Animation
New York
New York - Albany
Vicarious Visions Inc.
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Vicarious Visions is looking for talented and creative character artists to join our studio in creating the next generation of award-winning games for current and next gen platforms.

We are currently on the hunt for super talented Rigger/Character TD to join our team.

Here’s what you’ll be doing:
• Collaborate with Animators to design, create, test and maintain character rigs
• Skin character models efficiently with an eye for quality deformation
• Develop character rigging pipeline tools for deployment to other team members
• Troubleshoot pre-existing character rig setups/scripts
• Develop new techniques and processes to solve character production challenges
• Work with Character Artists to create topology guidelines that meet technical needs
• Work with production management to prioritize tasks
• Maintain coding standards of the Tech Art team and submit code for peer reviews

The skills and experience you’ll need:
• Expert Autodesk Maya proficiency
• MEL, Python proficiency
• Experience with setting up production pipelines while being able to follow guidelines
• Self-motivation and taking initiative
• Ability to collaborate with multiple teams such as Character Art, Animation, Engineering, and Production
• In depth knowledge of Maya, preferably 3-5 years of production experience

And you’ll really get our attention if you have:
• C++ experience
• MoCap cleanup experience
• MAXScript proficiency

Contact Details:
Vicarious Visions Inc.
Tel: (518) 283-4090
Contact: The Recruitment Team

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