3D Character Animator/Rigger - Maya/UnReal Engine

Burbank, California | Freelance | Job ID #50888 |
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Our client, a major entertainment studio, is seeking an Animator to join their team.


  • Working with a group of passionate, dedicated technologists solving a range of interesting problems in innovative ways in an exciting and dynamic industry, specifically working on a project building mixed and augmented reality to support Theatrical Marketing.
  • Develop hand keyed 3D animations of character and objects working in a 3D pipeline in Maya
  • Use 3rd party tools, workflows, and engine capabilities to optimize for frame-rate and load times
  • Collaborate with creative, product, and technology teams to implement the over vision
  • Proactively bring innovative ideas on regular basis


  • 2- 5 year’s experience
  • Unity: Animation for Unity/iOS and Android
  • Maya
  • Minimum 2 years in 3D character modeling and animation
  • Portfolio showcasing projects involving texturing, 3D Rigging, Motion Capture
  • Experience working in After Effects, MEL and/or Python, ZBrush
  • Ideal candidate will have worked on AR and/or VR projects in UnReal
  • Candidates who will be successful on this team are high-performing, motivated to model and texture a various range of assets into mixed reality experiences.

​​Does this sound like you? Apply today! 

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.
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