Technical Animator

Bluepoint is looking for a TECHNICAL ANIMATOR to join our team as we work on our latest project. Help us create high quality rigs for AAA titles.

Please note: This is not an entry-level position.

Responsibilities

  • Design and create character skeleton hierarchies and animation rigs

  • Setup skin weighting to define ideal deformation

  • Research and develop new rigs

  • Create tools to help speed up workflows

  • Ability to identify problems and develop a solutions

  • Recognize proper mesh topology and work with Character Artists to maintain the geometry

  • Provide ongoing support for the Animation team

  • Work well in a team-oriented environment

Requirements

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

  • Proficient with Python and other scripting languages

  • At least 2 years of rigging experience

  • Understanding of animation principles and human anatomy

  • Expert knowledge of Maya

  • Good problem-solving skills

  • A proactive work ethic

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

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 “Technical Animator” 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.