Versatile Media

Unreal Engine Technical Artist (Rigging)

Found in: Talent CA

Description:

Versatile Media is looking for a Technical Artist (Rigging) to help integrate our characters into the exciting new field of Virtual Production. Bring your skills and passion to help us create the next generation of animation and film making tools.

About Us

Versatile Media Ltd. is a successful media company that has been a recognized and trusted production hub for over 30 years. Our studio in Vancouver, Canada has a sole focus on virtual production combining real-time rendering technology with proprietary research and development such as AI, performance capture. Later in the year Versatile has plans to launch a LED stage in Vancouver for live action filming.

At Versatile we are very excited for the future of film making and being at the forefront of the industry's digital transformation. Our philosophy is to bridge technology with creative storytelling that drives this new virtual production workflow. In addition to the company's service opportunities, Versatile Media has a 100M film fund and a mandate to create original intellectual property for the new media platforms, including feature and series projects for the global market.

Versatile blends creativity with the latest technology in our purpose-built facility that includes two performance capture stages, full of pioneering technology that includes motion capture, 4D photogrammetry dome creating immense full body and facial scanning data, that form as part of our advanced creature pipeline that delivers production results within a real-time game engine.

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The role

We are looking for an Unreal Engine Technical Artist (Rigging) to join our rigging and animation teams. This Technical Artist will collaborate closely with supervisors and lead artists, supporting and developing for mocap and preparation of rigs for unreal. The role requires comfortable use of Unreal Engine and the ability to implement game character techniques to ensure our characters transition smoothly to Unreal.

You will spend your time...

  • Supporting and assisting the rigging team as needed
  • Supporting and troubleshooting for animation technical issues
  • Gaining and sharing knowledge of characterisation and retargeting for mocap
  • Deploying animation tools, workflows, and pipelines to improve production efficiency
  • Implementing tools and techniques for Unreal Engine export
  • Integrating characters inside Unreal Engine and technical checks
  • Documenting processes required to educate artists on new tools or workflows.
  • We'd love to hear from you if you have...

  • 2+ years of technical art/rigging/animation experience with multiple shipped game titles or VFX/feature animation
  • Experience in Unreal Engine, specifically integration of characters
  • Experience with Python
  • Experience with Maya Python (MotionBuilder Python experience a plus)
  • High degree of experience in standard industry tools Maya, and MotionBuilder (Experience with Houdini a plus)
  • Are based in or are willing to relocate to Vancouver, BC
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