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Character Setup Artist job

Posted: April 28, 2006
subject: Character Setup Artist , Factor 5

Factor 5 is looking for Character Setup Artist
duration - Full Time

Job details: Character Setup Artist Character Setup Artist -- Contractor
Factor 5 is looking for someone to help with character development tasks on an original next-generation title. This is a renewable ten month contract position.
Point-weighting bound meshes
Propagating skeletons
Assist with facial setups, dynamic cloth, and in-game physics
Work under the Character Technical Directors, taking input from Lead Animator and Technical Artist; work with Production staff to ensure deadlines are met effectively
Test game assets
Write MEL scripts to automate the character creation process
Level of Detail model creation
Job Requirements
Minimum one year professional experience rigging and weighting characters
A deep understanding of Maya and MEL scripting
A basic understanding of character animation is preferred
Team-oriented with the ability to communicate effectively with artists, animators, and programmers
Attention to detail
Willing to work additional hours when necessary
Bachelor of Computer Science, Bachelor of Fine Arts with technical emphasis, or equivalent background

Submission Requirements
Interested applicants should forward cover letter, resume/CV and a CD/URL containing Maya scene files, AVIs, MEL scripts, and technical documentation to Factor 5. Included in this package should be a credit list which documents what you have worked on yourself, and what contributions others made to the pieces you are presenting. Material will not be returned.

You can also contact us over email with the job title in the subject heading. Emails must include a URL where we can find the materials mentioned above.

Location: San Rafael, California, United States

Contact info:
Factor 5, LLC.
101 Lucas Valley Road, Suite 300
San Rafael, CA 94903

Phone: (415) 492 5900
Fax: (415) 492 5901
E-mail: jobs@Factor5.com
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