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Posted: April 25, 2006
subject: Character Technical Director Squad Shooter , Mad Doc Software

Mad Doc Software is looking for Character Technical Director Squad Shooter
duration - Full Time

Job details: Character Technical Director Squad Shooter Mad Doc Software is looking for a Character Technical Director to help us create the next generation of bleeding-edge characters for an upcoming multi-platform project. The Character TD will help develop and drive the character animation and implementation process. Candidates must be familiar with character rigging in Maya or Max, have a good working knowledge of Mel or Max Script, and an exceptional eye for animation. A portfolio demonstrating exceptional character set-up, facial animation and scripting is required.

Organize and drive all aspects of next-gen character and animation production for the project.
Work with the team to create balanced solutions to all related technical and aesthetic issues.
Help to define standards for the character animation and modeling team and direct efforts with each team as needed.
Communicate and coordinate efforts related to character production between art, design, and programming.
Design and implement efficient character rigs for project.
Design and implement the character scripts.
Report to the Art Director and mentors the Animation team.

Bachelors Degree in Traditional Art from a competitive program preferred.
3+ years of experience of modeling and mapping characters for video games.
Proven industry experience as technical artist on at least one AAA character-based title.
Expert-level skill in Photoshop.
Expert-level skill in 3D Studio Max or equivalent 3D program.
Good visualization skills around production processes and tools.
Strong technical background and a strong understanding of advanced modeling and texturing techniques and their applications to games.
Problem-solving skills. Ability to work in a self-directed manner and to make timely, well-thought out decisions.
Strong mentoring skills. Must be able to give constructive evaluation regarding production and performance. Must be able to help others reach their potential.
Strong written and verbal communication skills. Must speak Art, Design and Dev.
A passion for game development.

Mad Doc offers a competitive salary and benefits package and a great work environment. This is a full-time onsite position at our studio in Andover MA. Submit cover letter with salary requirements, resume and portfolio or URL to:

Character Technical Director Squad Shooter

Location: Andover, MA, United States

Contact info:
E-mail: HR@maddocsoftware.com
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