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Technical Animator / Character Rigger

When the world is going to hell, you want it to look like it’s been there, got chewed upand was spat back out, right? If you do, then this might just be the job for you! Starbreeze is now looking for a Technical Animator / Character Rigger to join our kick-ass team in Stockholm.

In this position you will require a unique combination of artistic and technical
expertise, be the bridge between our artists and engineers. You proactively solve
problems and demonstrate creativity and a respect for aesthetics. You will ensure
that visual assets can be easily integrated into the game engine without sacrificing
visual quality. You understand how gameplay issues can affect content creation and
can successfully develop workflows to compensate for such limitations.

You will enjoy artistic ownership of assets, pushing your aesthetic and technical skills
to the fullest and you understand the delicate balance between art & tech. You thrive
in an environment where you continually use your ability to multi-task and
communicate with colleagues within several different disciplines.


  • 3+ years industry experience with character technology (Skinning, Rigging, Tool
  • development, etc.)
  • Clear interest in contributing to the research and development of character
  • technology.
  • Strong problem-solving skills applied to character technology requirements.
  • Strong general understanding of character/animation pipeline.
  • Experience with Maya
  • Experience with Motion Builder
  • Strong understanding of anatomy
  • Experience in Unreal Engine or similar
  • Team player, excellent communication and documentation skills.
  • Comfortable stepping outside the “industry standard” mindset to develop leading, cutting edge solutions.

Desired Skills

  • Experience developing IK Solvers, blending techniques, etc.
  • Experience developing character and animation facial related technology
  • Experience with motion capture systems
  • Strong Python skills

Still reading?
Great, because here comes the good part:
We offer you a position at a dynamic and rapidly growing company where we live
and die by gameplay. While we grow, we want you to grow with us and to evolve in
your professional development and make our games kick-ass within the
entertainment industry.

Sounds good? Then we can’t wait to see your resumé and meet you!

Apply for this job

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!



Regeringsgatan 38
111 56 Stockholm Directions info@starbreeze.com +46 8 209 208

Why work at Starbreeze?

  • Producer Driven Organization

    The organisation is build around, and with, the production team in the center, surrounded with the other departments to enable the creation of kick-ass games.

  • In the forefront of technology

    Developing games and hardware for VR, do we need to say more?

  • Bank robbers, zombies, who knows what's coming next...

    We take ownership of the IP's we work with and have the future lined up with the worlds largest brands in production.


Do you recognise yourself in the following description? If so you could be one of us!


Team Oriented – we value trust and openness; clear communication and the team result trumps the individuals performance.

Ownership – we are committed to delivering excellence, including holding ourselves and others accountable. We get sh*t done.

Solution Minded – we always present solutions, based on analysis of identified problems.

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