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Senior Technical Animator

PUBG Madison


PUBG Corp. is seeking an Experienced Technical Animator to join their team in Madison. The Technical Animator will be responsible for creating efficient and intuitive character, weapon, vehicle, and prop rigs, maintaining DCC tools, collaborating with the animation team, and improving pipelines and workflows. The ideal candidate should have 5+ years of professional animation experience, strong computer programming skills, experience with version control systems, and a strong understanding of character deformations, weight painting, and asset skinning techniques. The company offers competitive benefits, including 100% family coverage of medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401K match, catered lunches, and continuing education reimbursement. Applicants must provide a resume and a link to a portfolio website of their professional work.

Job description

PUBG Corp. is the developer and publisher of the blockbuster battle royale video game, PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS (PUBG). Since its release, PUBG has received worldwide acclaim, selling tens of millions of copies and winning multiple game awards worldwide. Headquartered in Korea, PUBG Corp. has operational offices globally across North America, Europe, Japan, China, and South East Asia.

PUBG Madison is looking for an Experienced Technical Animator to join our growing team. As a Technical Animator you’ll be expected to work alongside our Animators and Designers while creating rigs that answer the needs of both.  These rigs will range from characters, creatures, props, weapons, and vehicles.  The rigs you create should be visually inviting, logical in their design, and efficient in their foundation.  You will encounter complex asks from Animation and Design that have unclear solutions.  You must relish in these challenges and enjoy the process and exploration through to the final result.  All while helping to maintain the quality and organization of our pipeline.

A deep passion for gameplay that both looks and feels great to play is necessary to help navigate this ever-changing landscape. If this sounds like you, then come help us achieve what’s next for PUBG!


  • Create efficient and intuitive character, weapon, vehicle, and prop rigs
  • Create and maintain DCC tools that help expediate content creation
  • Work closely with the animation team, seeking constant feedback while collaborating on rigs and tools
  • Collaborate with other departments to help improve character, weapon and vehicle pipelines and workflows
  • Design and maintain organized, efficient, and scalable pipelines
  • Assist in troubleshooting and resolving animation issues
  • Create and maintain technical documentation
  • Advance you skills and abilities by keeping aware of industry trends and techniques, evaluating competitive products, and learning new software packages


  • 5+ years professional animation experience developing AAA titles
  • Strong Computer Programming Skills (e.g. C#, C++, Python)
  • Familiarity with Qt4/Qt5 (PySide/Pyside2/PyQt)
  • Experience with a version control system (e.g. Perforce, Git, SVN, etc.)
  • Experience developing rigs for Maya, and/or MotionBuilder
  • Strong understanding of character deformations, weight painting, and asset skinning techniques
  • Experience with Motion Capture data and related Animation workflows
  • Experience in Unreal Technology
  • Ability to adapt to new tools and tech
  • Communicate and collaborate effectively with other disciplines and departments
  • Strong problem-solving skills

Extra Credit

  • Strong Linear Math and Algebra Skills
  • Working knowledge of Houdini and VEX
  • Unreal Blueprint or Kismet experience


  • 100% family coverage of medical, dental, vision insurance 
  • Competitive Paid Time Off
  • 401K match, covered life insurance 
  • Catered lunches and fully stocked kitchen
  • Continuing education reimbursement of $1500/year
  • Video game budget of $300/year
  • Gym cost reimbursement each month
  • PUBG Swag - including Loot Box drops, free PUBG play on Steam & monthly PUBG company rumbles
  • Team outings and events throughout the year

Please send a copy of your resume and a link to a portfolio website of your professional work. 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 form upon hire.

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Location: Madison, WI

Country: United States

Date found: 2023-03-17

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