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REMOTE Character TD / Rigger – Action and Adventure Game

Location: Brighton, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #25853 Posted: 3 months ago

Contract Type: Permanent
Project: Action and Adventure Game

Our client is seeking an experienced Character TD / Rigger to join their passionate team working on their debut first-person action and adventure game.

You will play an integral role, that is central to the identity of the title, rigging bipedal and quadruped characters.


  • Professional experience in creating animation control rigs and skinning characters in games development, TV, film or VFX
  • Good knowledge of Unreal Engine
  • Ability and skilled in Maya
  • Strong understanding of anatomy
  • Tools development experience using Mel, Python and Maya API
  • Experience in using cloth and muscle simulation systems


  • Writing pipeline and rigging tools to streamline the setup process
  • Design, create, test, and maintain character rigs/setups – humanoid and dinosaurs
  • Work with artists and animators to create a model that meets technical needs
  • Collaborate with animators to design motion controls
  • Develop and maintain character motion and deformation systems
  • Develop new techniques and processes to solve character production challenges
  • Proactive experimental R&D to push the tech and rigs further for added realism and authenticity
  • Be involved in the creation of the game generally and help shape it


  • 4-Day work week / 32h
  • Work full time remotely
  • Unlimited wellness breaks
  • Private medical and dental healthcare
  • Flexible work hours
  • Aversion to crunch
  • One hour a week paid exercise and wellness pass
  • Annual salary reviews
  • 25 day a year holiday as standard (with bank holidays in addition to this)
  • Fast-growing studio with plenty of room for career advancement

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call me directly today on +44 (0) 1206 214425!

Tagged as: Remote, Rigging, Unreal Engine

Tags: Remote , Rigging , Unreal Engine Categories: Animation , Creative


Jon Norfolk

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