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Game development house The Workshop seeks a talented artist, especially someone who has experience in character rigging, to join its animation team and work at its Marina Del Rey, CA studio.

February 11, 2016

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3D AnimatorThe Workshop

Location: Marina Del Rey, CA

We’re looking for a talented artist to add to our animation team. The animator will be well-versed in all aspects of animation development, from cinematic cut-scenes to character animation. We are especially looking for someone with a keen technical acumen with experience in character rigging.  

Every member of our team is involved in all aspects of our project’s creation. We believe that a small, focused, and dedicated team of talented people can create exceptional games.


  • Create high quality 3D animations that adhere to the Art Direction and style established for the project.

  • Artists must be able to work independently or in small groups to troubleshoot and provide solutions to production issues related to asset creation and migration across engines.

  • Work collaboratively with designers and engineers on a daily basis.


  • Experience rigging and animating with Biped in 3DS Max

  • Demonstrated proficiency in technical animation

  • 2 + years experience in the game industry

  • At least one shipped title

  • Strong demo reel showcasing your most recent work


  • Experience with Crytek Engine strongly preferred

  • Experience using the Unreal Engine 3 and Matinee

  • Experience with rigging characters in 3DS Max

  • Traditional art skills (figure drawing, landscape, animals, painting, composition, perspective, etc)

  • BA, BFA or an equivalent professional certification

About Us:

The Workshop a small company started by industry veterans. We are a tight-knit group looking for talented new faces, people who work well in small creative environments. Our intention is to involve everyone in all aspects of production, to bring creativity back to everyone’s day.

We are working on an exciting new console games, VR, PC and other exciting opportunities. Every day is a little different and very exciting as we are pushing our debut project forward.

We offer competitive salaries, insurance and a small independent studio environment.

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