Tech Artist – Rigging & Animation

Sweet | Powering the blockchain digital collectibles NFT revolution
  • Full Time
  • Remote

About

Sweet is a complete end-to-end NFT platform, which consists of NFT creative services, token minting across multiple blockchains, token mechanics/gamification, and distribution to consumers. Sweet also consists of an NFT marketplace (accessible via web and mobile) and a user-friendly NFT wallet, which enables Sweet users to securely store their digital collectibles.

Overview

New York, NY, USA

Sweet

  • Full Time
  • Remote

Job Description

Sweet is searching for a talented Tech Artist to join our team and help us produce 3D models of our NFTs. You will be a member of the design team and work closely with the 3D modeling team. You will have the opportunity to work with major brands ranging from Kia to the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers and incorporate your expertise and creativity into our animations.

This position is fully remote and open to individuals living anywhere, so long as you can be available to work during US east coast hours.

Responsibilities:

  • Rigging for various assets including organic/characters, hard-surface assets, props, and environments
  • Develop tools for animation and rigging
  • Work with Head of Design and Lead 3D Artist to help direct the team’s strategy for technical art and animation
  • This role will also involve some animation responsibilities and will not strictly be limited to rigging and tech art

Required Qualifications:

  • Expert rigging knowledge & experience
  • Extensive knowledge of one or more scripting languages (Python, MEL, C#, etc)
  • Extensive knowledge of Maya or equivalent animation software
  • Extensive knowledge of animation and character pipelines/systems
  • Experience with game engines/real-time rendering environments
  • Applicants must provide their demo reel/portfolio in the form of a website link or file upload. Applicants who do not provide these materials will not be considered for the position

Preferred Experience:

  • Some animation experience, including in-depth understanding of the fundamental 12 principles of animation
  • Experience with facial rigging/animation
  • Experience with both bipedal and quadrupedal rigging/animation
  • Experience retargeting animations to rigs

A big plus if you have:

  • Experience with Three.js/JavaScript
  • Experience with real-time rendering for mobile
  • Experience with both real-time and pre-rendered animation environments
  • Experience with nCloth
  • Experience with xGen

Benefits

  • Company sponsored medical, dental and vision insurance coverage
  • Fully remote work; there may be client travel from time to time (once it’s safe to do so)
  • Flexible time off; Sweet team members are committed to building and delivering tremendous results, not watching the clock
  • Paid parental leave
  • Modern tools and processes, and coworkers who are on the cutting edge of innovation in NFTs and the blockchain
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To apply for this job please visit careers.sweet.io.

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