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Technical Artist - Animation Rigger - WithMe

WithMe | Redwood City, CA | Full Time and Contract

Job Description

Technical Artist - Animation Rigger 


Redwood City, CA

 

Together Labs is looking for a strong technical artist with model rigging experience.  The ideal candidate is a strong generalist who likes solving novel issues in a dynamic platform building environment.  Our team is focused on creating next-generation avatars for a new platform.

Job Requirements:

  • At least 4 years model rigging experience on character models

  • Understanding of proper face modeling and rigging for expressions

  • Ability to animate characters at a professional level

  • Understanding of Unreal Engine imports and tools

  • Strong communication (visual, written, oral) skills

  • Maya scripting proficiency

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain the skeleton and animation rig for body and face
  • Make necessary changes to the avatar system that supports end users
  • Collaborate with other artists and product teams within the company 
  • Successfully create a game avatar and character
  • Set up an IK system

Bonus Skills:

  • Deep understanding of IK rigging

  • Blend tree and State Machine construction

  • Successfully built artist-friendly scripts tools and/or pipelines for 3D Art.

  • Knowledge of physics systems

  • Experience with muscle, hair and cloth systems

  • Character Modeling Knowledge

  • Exposure to AR/VR environments and applications. 


ABOUT US

WithMe is a new mobile platform that empowers social connection through shared experiences in virtual spaces. Just like real life, friends are able to get together to play games, watch videos, hang out and create. Want to see more... www.withme.com

Based in Silicon Valley, Together Labs (formerly IMVU Inc.) is the parent company to WithMe and a leading technology company dedicated to empowering people to connect, create and earn in virtual worlds. Together Labs innovates technologies that empower people worldwide to connect, create and earn in virtual worlds. Our mission is to redefine social media as a catalyst for authentic human connection through the development of a family of products grounded in this core value. These include: IMVU, the world's largest friendship discovery and social platform; VCOIN, the first regulatory-approved transferable digital currency; and WithMe, an upcoming mobile platform built on insights from the science of friendship. For more information, please visit https://togetherlabs.com/

Founded in 2004 and based in the heart of Silicon Valley, Together Labs is led by a team that's dedicated to pioneering the virtual reality industry. Together Labs is backed by venture investors Menlo Ventures, Allegis Capital, Bridgescale Partners, and Best Buy Capital.

Together Labs (formerly IMVU) has been recognized frequently as Best Place to Work in the Silicon Valley.


HOW TO APPLY

  • Please familiarize yourself with our products and feel free to try out our core product at https://www.imvu.com/

Together Labs is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered for all roles without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital, parental, veteran or military status, unfavorable military discharge, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.