Senior Animation Rigger

Lost Boys Interactive
September 23, 2023
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Lost Boys is hiring! If you are looking for a fully remote home to bring your animation rigging skills and experience, look no further. Bring your passion for creating awesome games, and we'll provide an amazing team for you to work with along with a great environment and exciting AAA projects to work on! We also offer a full suite of benefits!

Lost Boys Interactive is a rapidly growing AAA game studio, and a member of the Gearbox Software family, based in Madison, Wisconsin (Full remote work available) providing top-tier development for our partners as well as working on our own AAA game projects.

Supportive, Collaborative, Safe, Accepting, Respectful, Kind, and Fun are a few words that our employees use to describe their experience at Lost Boys Interactive. Do these words describe the kind of studio you would like to call home? Apply today to start your Lost Boys adventure!

Please note: You must reside in the US or Canada and have prior AAA experience to qualify for this role. We are sorry, but Lost Boys Interactive does not sponsor visas at this time.

What you'll be doing with us:

  • Animate human and non-humanoid characters, creatures, props and vehicles
  • Work with team to build rigs and vertex weight models.
  • Optimizes and troubleshoots technical and artistic issues.
  • An exceptional understanding of form and silhouette of animations.
  • An exceptional understanding of anatomy and body mechanics.
  • Collaborate with team members of other disciplines to meet milestone goals.
  • Work closely with production to define deliverables and communicate expectations to the team.
  • Works with tech art to get into the game engine and ensures animations are performant.
  • Make some amazing games!

  • 5+ years experience animating and rigging in a AAA games environment.

  • Experience with game engine rigging and animation systems like Unreal or similar.
  • Online portfolio displaying a variety of animation work.
  • Experience with Unreal 4 or Unreal 5.
  • Ability to receive feedback.
  • Experience shipping titles using Unreal Engine.
  • Strong understanding of video games development in the Unreal engine.
  • Understanding of hand key animation and motion capture.
  • Hands-on experience with Maya and Motionbuilder.
  • Can effectively collaborate with artists, game designers and AI programmers.
  • Strong cross-functional communications skills; verbal, written and visual.
  • Experience with animation, or with C++ or C# is a plus.
  • Lost Boys Interactive LLC is an equal opportunity employer.

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