Technical Animator - Unity/Maya

Los Angeles, California | Freelance | Job ID #60692 |
Posted Earlier this month

Our client, 3D animation studio, is seeking a 3D Animator join their team.

You will report to the VFX Supervisor and be responsible for:

  • Working with the animation team to define, create and maintain the animation pipeline develop an animation for episodic animated series
  • Design and support complex character, facial and prop rigs within Maya
  • Create custom tools and scripts to increase the productivity and efficiency of the animation team
  • Support and improve the integration of animation assets from Maya into Unity
  • Assist in transferring animation and camera data out of Unity into Maya


  • 3 years Technical animation experience in TV, Film or Games
  • Strong in Unity and Maya
  • Tooling experience for animation tools and workflows
  • Experience in an animation or VFX environments
  • Experience with real time game engine tooling, preferably Unity
  • Pipeline tooling experience
  • Python programming experience is a plus

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.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search 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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