Technical Artist

Remote • Remote; Virtual
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Job Description:

We're looking for an experienced Rigging Technical Artist to join our XR People Experiences team to work closely with designers, engineers, and other technical artists, to bring XR experiences to life for all our AR/VR users across the globe.


  • Create tools to streamline rigging workflows
  • Help create well-architected and scalable rigging systems
  • Contribute to and help maintain a wide array of existing workflows and tools
  • Partner closely with art and engineering teams to define and develop content in modern real-time environments.
  • Design, manage and maintain the pipeline from artists and designers through to deployment
  • Quickly solve issues with your cross-functional leads
  • Ability to collaborate and iterate based on the team's needs

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience rigging characters in Maya
  • Experience creating procedural rigging systems
  • Experience collaborating on multi-disciplinary teams
  • Experience communicating across team members including engineers and artists

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Extensive Content development experience, including shipped AAA games and/or film
  • Virtual reality experience
  • Knowledge of emerging technologies
  • Experience with face tracking from video or similar technologies
  • Experience with high fidelity digital humans

Client Description:

Based in Menlo Park, California, this top social media company builds technologies that help people connect. Their mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together.

With a culture of constantly iterating, solving problems and working together to connect people all over the world, it’s important that their workforce reflects the diversity of the people they serve. Hiring people with different backgrounds and points of view helps make better decisions, build better products and create better experiences for everyone.

Working here, you’ll:

  • Be part of their mission of community building
  • Work on the most visible apps and services in the social media industry
  • Work in an Agile environment, in constant iteration and problem-solving mode
  • Have a hand in developing products that empower more than 3 billion people around the world to share ideas, offer support and make a difference

Why work with AQUENT? Check out our awesome benefits: https://aquent.com/find-work/talent-benefits

Aquent is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.