Technical Director, Character (W/M/NB)

Jun 15, 2024
Annecy, France
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

As a Character Technical Director, you’re responsible for technical solutions allowing the production and integration of 3D character assets in the game editor within a AAA game production.

As a Character TD, your main role and tasks are to:

  • Be technically responsible for Characters on the projects, including budget definition, production constraints, performance etc..
  • Suggest, put in place or improve tools & methods that are necessary to the Character production pipeline, including : shaders, hairs, facial, clothes etc..
  • You are « problem solver » oriented and act as the technical point of contact for the character art team
  • Analyze pipeline technical needs to produce 3D assets for characters creation
  • Monitor data produced by Creative teams (Art & Design) to ensure that they respect the technical constraints you’ve defined
  • Adapt to technical and artistic constraints in order to optimize production flux
  • Communicate technical constraints & their reasoning to the modelling team and give visibility to the project Direction team
  • Train the Art team members to the new tools and methods

You already have at least one significant experience in Character Technical Art in a real time context.

  • You have solid knowledge of technical constraints linked to real time 3D Character production
  • You have knowledge of performance standards monitoring tools in a game engine (Unreal Engine, Unity etc..)
  • You have knowledge of rigging and shaders as well as the associated technical constraints.  
  • You have used one or multiple DCC like 3DS Max, Maya, Blender etc..
  • You are autonomous, proactive, and have an ability to summarize. Your experience allows you to apprehend the stakes of a new AAA technical environment.
  • You are able to work in English in an international environment
  • You have scripting skills (Python, c# …). Ability to work with C++ is a plus but not required
  •  Additional skills : Real time clothes, facial rig, hair

Ubisoft’s 19,000 team members, working across more than 30 countries around the world, are bound by a common mission to enrich players’ lives with original and memorable gaming experiences. Their commitment and talent have brought to life many acclaimed franchises such as Assassin’s Creed, Far Cry, Watch Dogs, Just Dance, Rainbow Six, and many more to come.

Ubisoft is an equal opportunity employer that believes diverse backgrounds and perspectives are key to creating worlds where both players and teams can thrive and express themselves. If you are excited about solving game-changing challenges, cutting edge technologies, and pushing the boundaries of entertainment, we invite you to join our journey and help us create the unknown.

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