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Get a job: Telltale Games seeks an experienced Rigging Artist

Minecraft: Story Mode developer Telltale Games seeks a Senior Rigging Artist to work on games alongside the rest of the team at the company's San Rafael, CA headquarters.

January 19, 2016

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Senior Rigging ArtistTelltale Games

Location: San Rafael, California

Telltale Games is looking for a Senior Rigging Artist to join our team! Telltale is an award-winning independent developer and publisher of video games and was named 2014’s ‘Most Innovative Company in Gaming’, by Fast Company.

Telltale was also recognized by Metacritic as the No. 1 overall publisher for quality content in 2014. Do you want to help us make great games?


  • Create Character/Prop rigging and skinning

  • Create facial shapes for expressive characters

  • Implement art assets in game

  • Identify and develop art pipeline solutions

  • Work with artists and engineers to ensure game assets are up-to-date and working

  • Mentor Junior Technical Artists

  • Allocate and manage proper rigging staffing for all projects

  • Review rigs for all projects

  • Cleanup character and environment models

  • Organize art assets, create file naming

  • Provide Maya and engine support for the Art team

Essential Skills:

  • Strong organizational skills and communication

  • Minimum 4 years Character Rigging experience for video games

  • Knowledge of current rigging techniques

  • Modeling and topology experience

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize

  • Mel/Python experience required

  • Interest in game production

  • Experience with cloth dynamics and motion capture a plus

Candidates must be legally authorized to work and accept new employment in the U.S.

Telltale Games is an Equal Opportunity Employer and ADA compliant.

Interested? Apply now.

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