Senior Technical Animator / Character TD

Job Locations US-TX-Dallas
Job ID
Regular Full-Time


id Software, part of the ZeniMax Media Inc. family of companies, is seeking a Senior Technical Animator/ Character TD to join our team in our Richardson, TX studio (near Dallas). This position will be responsible for the implementation of AAA quality animation rigs with a focus on Havok cloth and hair implementation. Reporting to the Lead Technical Animator and working in coordination with the Concept, Modeling and Animations teams, successful applicants will be tasked with creating hair and cloth rigs to be used in both gameplay and cinematics. Candidates should be self-motivating and demonstrate strong technical, design, organizational and scripting skills. 


Position based in Richardson, TX. 


  • Build and test animation rigs in Maya and in our custom engine 
  • Implementation of Havok for cloth, hair and secondary animation of belts and other attachments
  • Work with Concept and Modeling to design cloth and hair that supports dynamic movement 
  • Collaborate with Animation to develop cloth and hair rigs that can be simulated or animated
  • Design a simulation pipeline that is flexible and iterative  


  • Minimum 1 shipped AAA game 
  • Portfolio with in-game examples of cloth and hair
  • In-depth knowledge of Havok, specifically cloth and hair setup 
  • Extensive experience in Maya 
  • Ability to create realistic deformations with joint based deformers 


*Candidates should include a link to their demo reel in their resume / cv for consideration


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