TikTok is the leading destination for short-form mobile video. Our mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. TikTok has global offices including Los Angeles, New York, London, Paris, Berlin, Dubai, Mumbai, Singapore, Jakarta, Seoul, and Tokyo. TikTok is seeking a full-time Technical Artist to support 2D and 3D artists in our LA office. Do you like to create automation tools for artists to work faster? Do you have experience doing rigging/skinning systems? Are you a creative technical problem solver? Responsibilities - Build advanced rigs for characters, creatures and other assets using Maya. - Use your knowledge as a 3D generalist to provide support for all art tools. - Facilitate the communication and coordination of processes and plans. - Technical documentation of mobile game art assets development. - Build scripts that help improve and optimize the art pipeline.
- Fluency in reading, writing and speaking Mandarin - Experience building rigging systems within Maya using Python. - Experience with game engines like Unity, Unreal Engine or similar proprietary technology. - Experience with cloth, muscle and hair systems. - Experience with physics systems. - Understanding of coding best practices and efficiency. - Good aesthetic sense. Keen eye for light, color and animation. - Good team player; strong communication skills and good product sense. - Experience in the use of Adobe Creative Cloud, Substance Painter & ZBrush. - Technical background in developing scripts for automation. Desired Qualifications - Exposure to AR/VR applications. - Experience with Cinema 4D. - Experience programming with LUA. - Experience writing web tools (JS, JSON, SQL). - Has trained or mentored others. - Experience in shader writing (HLSL/GLSL).