Realtime Facial Animation Artist

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Areas of Expertise:
Art and Animation
Mainland Europe
Staramba SE
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Staramba SE is going beyond borders in the world of Virtual Reality. Our approach in revolutionizing social networking for celebrities and fans, is what we call STARAMBA.spaces. Our impressive, extensive database with thousands of digital avatars of celebrities, athletes and TV entertainment is the foundation for the next big thing in VR.

We are looking for a professional Realtime Facial Animation Artist (f/m) to work on a new kind of virtual reality experience with us. As part of the Animation Department you will work on bringing 3D Highpoly content to Life and report directly to the Lead Animator.


- Work closely with our riggers to get the best possible outcome of the mocap animations
- Support mocap sessions at our capture studio
- Create realistic facial Rigs from Scanning or modelling data
- Create blendshapes
- Work closely with Riggers to get the best possible outcome of the mocap animations


- Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent work experience
- 2-4 years of experience in creating facial animations for games or film
- Strong knowledge in Maya or Motionbuilder
- Experience in creating animation for games or film
- Experience with mocap systems & mocap recording
- Unreal Engine experience in a production environment
- Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills
- Experience with Faceware/Live is a plus
- Experience with VR and AR is a plus
- Fluent in English with excellent written skills
- EU citizenship or a valid working permit for Germany

What we offer:

- An attractive remuneration package with growth potential in an international company
- Autonomous work in a stimulating environment
- Lots of room for participation and realization of own ideas
- Opportunity for training in new technology fields and topics
- A highly motivated team with a flat hierarchy and fast decisions
- Flexible working hours and free drinks

Please send your CV, cover letter and portfolio if required to

Contact Details:
Staramba SE
Tel: +49 (0) 30403680140
Contact: Andreas Ittmann

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