Junior Technical Artist

The HUNT team is looking for a creatively minded and driven junior Technical Artist who can communicate well with programmers\animators\Character Artist to develop cutting edge technology for games. 

Responsibilities
  • Work closely with art and animation departments to create and maintain ‘Animator Friendly’ rigs
  • Develop character, weapon, and vehicle Rigs for upcoming projects in Maya, working in conjunction with the project leaders and the art/programming team.
  • Proactively seek out inefficiencies and problems in existing processes as well as potential problems.
  • Responsible for fixes on both characters and props
  • Develops tools, scripts, plugins to streamline processes.
  • Work with other disciplines to ensure the quality of the characters and animation for all aspects of the project.
Requirements
  • 1+ years of professional production experience with realtime CG characters/Technical Animation.
  • Good understanding of anatomy, volume and deformation.
  • Ability to clearly explain problems, thought processes and technical solutions to the wider team.
  • Game Engine Experience.
  • Intermediate biped and prop rigging experience with a Maya based pipeline
  • Good knowledge of Animation principles Kinematics and rigging.
  • Well under deadlines and multi-tasks.
  • Good English communication and writing skills.
  • Keep a positive team-oriented attitude, able to take direction.
  • Willing to relocate to Frankfurt am Main area, Germany.
Pluses
  • Python Experience
  • shipped AAA console title.
  • Experience in Cryengine 
What you can expect from us
  • A refreshing yet highly professional atmosphere in a diverse team
  • Flexible work time
  • FUN
  • Free public transportation ticket, which lets you use public transport free of charge 24/7
  • Free onsite German lessons for our employees and partners / spouses
  • Company language is English. Any additional language is a plus, but not a requirement
  • Extensive assistance with getting visa, work permits and communication with local authorities
  • Relocation support
  • A company apartment for your first few months and help in finding a private apartment....and many more!

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