Rigger

Bluepoint Games is looking for a RIGGER to join our team as a contractor. Help us create high-quality rigs for our latest AAA title for current generation home consoles and beyond.

Please note: This is not an entry-level position. Professional experience or equivalent top-of-your-class academic excellence is required.

Responsibilities

  • Design and create character rigs within our technical needs and existing constraints

  • Skin characters to define ideal deformation

  • Maintain and test character rigs

  • Provide ongoing support for the Animation team

  • Create dynamic cloth and ragdolls

Minimum Qualifications

  • A demo reel reflecting different types of rigs and skinning in Maya

  • At least 1 year of professional rigging experience or equivalent academic excellence.

  • Understanding of animation principles and human anatomy

  • Expert knowledge of Maya

  • Proactive, collaborative, and a professional work ethic

  • Good problem-solving skills in a team-oriented environment

  • The ability to work onsite at our facility in Austin, TX

The ideal candidate shall also have:

  • Basic understanding of Python and other scripting languages

About Bluepoint

The Bluepoint team is preparing for our next remake of a classic. Want to be part of creating something special, a game millions of gamers are eagerly anticipating?
Bluepoint Games is a small studio with big ideas, always looking for elite game development talent to join our family. If you too stand for quality and attention to detail, then join us in delivering nothing less than the games fans want to play.
Since our inception in 2006, Bluepoint Games has worked on many critically acclaimed franchises such as God of War, Ico, Shadow of the Colossus, Metal Gear Solid, Flower, Gravity Rush, Titanfall, and Uncharted.
For these reasons and many others – Hill Country, lakes, and live music; an inspired university town with a thriving high-tech industry and creative community – we proudly call Austin home. We’re confident you’ll love it here, too!

To Apply

If you meet the requirements specified above and you feel the potential calling you, please email your resume and materials to jobs@bluepointgames.com. Include “Rigger” and your name in the subject line.
If you currently reside outside of the US, please state whether you are legally authorized to work in the US.