Rigging Artist

Job Summary/Objective

Alter-Learning Inc is seeking a highly skilled and innovative Rigging Artist to join our remote team. As a Rigging Artist, you will play a crucial role in creating high-quality character rigs and skeletal systems for our educational gaming projects.

Responsibilities

  • Develop high-quality character rigs and skeletal systems for various characters and creatures in our educational gaming projects.
  • Utilize industry-standard 3D packages such as Maya, Blender, or 3ds Max to create and implement character rigs.
  • Collaborate closely with the art and animation teams to ensure that character rigs meet the project’s requirements and technical specifications.
  • Test and iterate on character rigs to ensure proper functionality, deformation, and ease of use for animators.
  • Implement advanced rigging techniques, including facial rigging, muscle systems, and complex deformation setups.
  • Collaborate with animators and programmers to integrate rigs into the game engine and ensure functionality and performance.
  • Provide support and documentation for the animation team regarding rig implementation and technical processes.
  • Meet project deadlines and milestones, managing time effectively to prioritize and complete tasks promptly.
  • Stay updated with industry trends and new technologies related to rigging and character animation and contribute innovative ideas to enhance the quality and realism of our characters.

Qualifications

  • A strong portfolio showcasing your expertise in character rigging for games or animation.
  • Proficiency in industry-standard 3D packages such as Maya, Blender, or 3ds Max.
  • Solid understanding of rigging principles, including joint placement, skinning, constraints, and deformers.
  • Experience with advanced rigging techniques, such as facial rigging, muscle systems, and complex deformation setups.
  • Familiarity with game engines such as Unity or Unreal Engine.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail in creating rigs with optimal functionality and deformation.
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative, as well as collaborate effectively in a team environment.
  • Excellent communication skills with a professional working level of English, both written and verbal.
  • Strong understanding of art principles, animation pipelines, and game development best practices.
  • Ability to meet project deadlines under tight schedules and manage time effectively.
  • Proficiency in scripting or programming languages such as Python or C# is a plus.

Application Instructions

To apply for the position of Rigging Artist at Alter-Learning Inc, please submit the following:

  • Updated resume highlighting relevant experience and education.
  • A cover letter expressing your interest in the position and explaining how your skills align with the requirements.
  • A link to your portfolio showcasing your best rigging work for games or animation.
  • Any additional supporting materials or references you deem relevant.

Please email your application to contact@alter-learning.com. We will review all applications and contact candidates who meet our requirements for further evaluation.

Note: This is a remote position, and candidates from any location are welcome to apply.

About Alter-Learning

Alter-Learning Inc is a leading provider of educational gaming experiences that empower learners of all ages. Our mission is to revolutionize education by leveraging the power of technology and immersive gameplay to make learning engaging, interactive, and impactful.

At Alter-Learning, we believe that education should be a dynamic and exciting journey, where students can explore, experiment, and discover knowledge in an immersive and interactive environment. We are passionate about creating educational games that combine captivating storytelling, cutting-edge technology, and pedagogical expertise to inspire a love for learning and foster critical thinking skills.

With a diverse and talented team of professionals from various disciplines, including game development, education, and instructional design, we collaborate to create educational gaming experiences that are both entertaining and educational. We are committed to pushing the boundaries of what is possible in educational gaming, constantly exploring new ideas, technologies, and methodologies to enhance the learning experience.

As a remote team, we embrace a flexible work environment that allows our team members to work from anywhere in the world. We value diversity, creativity, and collaboration, and we foster an inclusive and supportive culture where everyone’s ideas and contributions are valued.

Join us at Alter-Learning Inc and be part of a team that is dedicated to transforming education through the power of gaming. Together, we can shape the future of learning and empower learners worldwide.

Note: Alter-Learning Inc is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage applicants from all backgrounds and experiences to apply.

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