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Character Animator E-mail

Obsidian Entertainment is looking for a talented, self-motivated Animator to join us in creating content for a high profile role-playing game.

 
Senior Technical Artist - Houdini E-mail

Obsidian Entertainment is looking for an experienced and talented Houdini Technical Artist, to join our growing team of RPG developers.

 

Animation Director E-mail

Obsidian Entertainment is looking for an experienced, highly skilled, and organized Animation Director to join our growing team of talented RPG developers. 

 

UI Artist E-mail

Obsidian Entertainment is looking for a UI Artist to collaborate in the design and creation of the user experience for our next great RPG.

 

VFX Artist E-mail

Obsidian Entertainment is looking for a talented and self-motivated VFX Artist to join the team making our next world-class RPG.

 

Character Artist E-mail

Obsidian Entertainment is looking for a talented and self-motivated Character Artist to join our growing team of RPG developers.

 

Lighting Artist E-mail

Obsidian Entertainment is looking for a talented, self-motivated Lighting Artist to join our growing team of RPG developers.

 

Combat Designer E-mail

Obsidian Entertainment is looking for a Combat Designer with proven experience developing first-person melee combat gameplay to join our team of talented developers.

 

Area Designer E-mail

Obsidian Entertainment is looking for an Area Designer to join us in creating our next great multi-platform RPG.

 

Lead Narrative Designer E-mail

Obsidian is looking for a Lead Narrative Designer to join the development team making our next great multi-platform RPG.

 

User Interface Programmer E-mail

Obsidian is looking for User Interface Programmers to work with our team of artists and designers to deliver the artistic vision for the user interface of our next world class RPG using the Unreal Engine.

 

Gameplay Programmer E-mail

Obsidian is looking for experienced gameplay programmers familiar with developing games using the Unreal Engine.

 

Graphics Programmer E-mail

Obsidian is looking for experienced programmers to work with our team of artists and designers to deliver the artistic vision of our next world class RPG using the Unreal Engine.

 

Engine Programmer E-mail

Obsidian is looking for experienced programmers to develop, debug, and optimize engine-level systems in the Unreal Engine.

 

Financial Analyst E-mail

Obsidian Entertainment is seeking an Intermediate to Senior Financial Analyst to join our team to manage the company-wide forecasting and budgeting process. 

 

Lead Sound Designer E-mail

Obsidian is looking for a creative and technical Lead Sound Designer with the capability to design and implement assets, lead the audio efforts for a new project, and specialize in key audio systems.

 

Animation Director

Obsidian Entertainment is looking for an experienced, highly skilled, and organized Animation Director to join our growing team of talented RPG developers. 

The ideal candidate possesses a solid grasp of all principles of animation and strong experience leading and coordinating with others in bringing to life both humanoid and non-humanoid characters. They have extensive experience with animation leadership on multiple AAA games.

Responsibilities

  • Define, document, and drive the vision for animation on a AAA next-gen RPG
  • Manage a team of animators, spearheading project planning, and ensuring our artistic quality while staying on schedule
  • Create prototype animations and other benchmark assets
  • Act as main point of communication between the animators and all other teams
  • Provide guidance during creative discussions with design and art leadership
  • Partner with production to ensure schedules and plans meet business needs
  • Mentor, develop, and support the animation team with constructive feedback
  • Drive improvements in processes and pipelines, including constructing an outsourcing pipeline for animation
  • Provide animation direction to ensure the quality of work is in line with the Game Director's vision and set deadlines

Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience animating for games as a leader, with two shipped titles
  • Exceptional skills in animating the humanoid bipeds, quadrupeds, and other creatures, using Maya
  • Understanding of FX, particles, cloth, and hair as they relate to animation
  • Able to collaborate closely with others and inclusive decision-maker
  • Self-driven, passionate, creative problem solver, and a great team first attitude

Pluses

  • Experience creating character animation in games relying on a 1st person camera view
  • Experience using 3ds Max, Motion Builder, or After Effects
  • Experience with game engines, like Unreal Engine 4, CryEngine or Frostbite
  • Experience developing Blueprints in Unreal Engine 4
  • Experience developing animated scenes for film or TV

Portfolio Requirements

  • A web demo reel that demonstrates a variety of amazing in-game animations
  • Samples, demonstrations, or documentation of animation style guides or initiatives

Obsidian Entertainment is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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