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Technical Animator in San Antonio, TX at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 5/16/2019

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Job Description

Job Number: R0055591

Technical Animator

Key Role:

Rig and animate engaging human avatars for video games for training. Apply expertise in bringing characters to life through animation, tackling complex problems, learning new software, and finding solutions within a game engine. Work closely with character artists, programmers, and game designers to implement realistic human motion and animation blending for 3D and VR applications. 

Basic Qualifications:

-3+ years of experience with character rigging in Maya

-3+ years of experience with key frame animation for games

-2+ years of experience with Source Control, including Perforce, SVN, or Plastic

-Experience with editing and capturing mocap and the mecanim system in the Unity game engine

-Experience with managing large amounts of animation data in an efficient manner

-Experience with 3d modeling and the high to low poly baking workflow

-Experience with PBR texturing, including Substance Painter or Quixel

-Ability to provide a link to a portfolio showcasing rigging and animation examples

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-HS diploma or GED

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with scripting in Maya and Unity, including Python, MEL, C#, or C++

-Experience in game development and working seamlessly with both artists and programmers

-Experience with visual storytelling through real-time cinematic sequences

-Knowledge of human anatomy, balance, motion, and timing for animation

-Ability to convey emotion and story through human movement

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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