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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.

 

Lighting Artist E-mail

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

 

Combat Systems Designer E-mail

Obsidian Entertainment is looking for a Combat Systems 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.

 

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.

 

Combat Systems Designer

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

This role will work closely with artists, animators, audio, and gameplay programmers to determine the overall flow, look, and feel of the total combat experience. The ideal candidate will be someone who can collaboratively plan and create fun, visceral, and epic combat including the main character, AI characters, and gameplay objects across varied encounter types.

Responsibilities

  • Drive the design, direction, look, and feel of the total combat experience
  • Identify and document gameplay systems and tech required to create fun combat with an emphasis on an exceptional first-person melee experience
  • Collaborate with the animation and audio teams to determine the overall feel and pace of combat actions utilizing both first and third person animations
  • Work with system designers to integrate character and gear statistics into combat in a rewarding way
  • Plan for AI needs, behavior scripting, and tuning to create varied combat encounters
  • Utilize team, player, and focus feedback to continually improve the look and feel of the combat experience
  • Create content that adheres to tight schedules and assist others in meeting deadlines

Requirements

  • Experience developing first-person melee and ranged combat
  • The ability to evaluate and understand the mechanics of a game to create compelling, fun, and epic combat experiences
  • Experience directly tuning the animation graphs and timing windows for attacks, blocks, branching actions, hit reactions, and other key combat animations
  • Ability to work with all disciplines including character art, VFX, audio, animation, and programming
  • Proficiency with modern game editors such as UE4, CRYENGINE, Source, or equivalent

Pluses

  • Experience with Unreal Engine 4
  • Experience working on games with role-playing elements
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Love of computer and console role-playing and action games
  • Proficiency with 3ds Max, Maya, and/or XSI
  • Programming or scripting experience
  • A portfolio of combat systems built in a commercial 3D game engine

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