Lead Character Technical Director
13 hours ago
Lead a team of skilled TDs to support a complete character development pipeline including scanning, blend shape library development, rigging, skinning, and exporting.
Collaborate with Technical Art Directors, Character Artists, Animators, and Engineers to help deliver the highest quality characters possible within the constraints of real-time development environment.
Work with production to provide development estimates, track progress, and address any issues that may come up.
Mentor and manage a team of TDs ensuring that each has clear, actionable tasking and feedback as well as facilitate ownership over the TD’s respective specialties.
Design, create, test, and maintain character rigs/setups.
Responsible for using leading edge computer programs to develop the skeleton for Naughty Dog’s in-game characters.
Manipulate the geometry of characters by creating the animation that governs the characters’ interaction with their environments.