Onward Play | REMOTE Technical Character Artist [73613]

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Job Description

We are in search of a highly proficient Technical Character Artist/Animator with expertise in character, weapon, and vehicle modeling, rigging, skinning, animation, texture creation, model optimization, and a comprehensive understanding of the 3D art pipeline, particularly in Unreal Engine.

As part of this role, you will take charge of our character and animation pipeline, overseeing construction, in-engine implementation, and how characters are presented and interact during gameplay.


– Collaborate with art and design teams to establish an efficient character pipeline, implementing necessary components such as character rigging, motion capture data refinement, animation graph organization, and meeting animation requirements within Unreal Engine.

– Develop and maintain animation blueprints, character rigs, and animation systems to ensure seamless and realistic character movements.

– Work closely with programmers to integrate animation assets, troubleshoot issues, and optimize performance.

– Act as a bridge between Character Art, Animation, Tools, and Engineering teams.


– Proficiency in Unreal Engine and its animation tools.

– Strong understanding of animation principles, rigging, and character dynamics.

– Experience using Python for automation tasks.

– Demonstrated ability to build and enhance a high-quality character pipeline.

– 4+ years of relevant experience.

– Familiarity with MotionBuilder and Unreal Engine 4 (recommended).

– Blender experience is a plus.


– Hybrid Culture: Our team spans 14 different states and 9 countries, embracing a hybrid work culture.

– Comprehensive benefits: 401k, Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage for you and your family.

– Sustainable Development: Prioritizing flexibility, balance, and responsible self-regulation.

– Flexible PTO: No strict limits on days off; flexibility in determining your schedule and vacation days.

– Return on Investment: Equitable Profit-sharing Program without drawn-out vesting schedules.

– Impact: Your work will have a significant impact on games experienced by millions worldwide.


– Competitive base salaries, with a profit-sharing program.

– Base salaries typically range from $105,000 – $135,000 (dependent on factors like responsibilities, performance, experience, skills, education, and location).

– Additional benefits include medical, dental, vision insurance, and a 401k retirement savings plan.

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Company Name
Onward Play

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