Character Animator

January 16, 2023

About Us

As a leading new media, digital broadcasting, live-streaming, and sports & entertainment technology company, we collaborate with artists, agencies, companies, nonprofits, and licensors to create exceptionally engaging, unforgettable, immersive 3D/ VR/ AR virtual production environments, and mixed reality experiences. Our specialty is providing a complete solution, taking projects from concept to completion, while maximizing returns for our clients and strategic partners throughout the process. With a diverse and expanding portfolio, we bridge the gap between virtual & reality—offering something for everyone.


In this position you will be creating 3D Facial Animations on Reallusion Character Creator 4 3D Characters using Reallusion's iClone 8 Software for Business-to-Business animation projects. You will be working solo as a 3D Character Artist, Rigger, and Animator and will work alongside our development team working in Unreal Engine. 3D Characters are created in Reallusion CC4.

Responsibilities and Expectations

  • Animating 3D Characters, particularly Facial Animations
  • Text2Speech2Animation and Audio2Animation pipeline using Acculips
  • Understanding of traditional animation principles that enhance believable movement
  • Experience with non-gaming Non-linear Animation (NLA) systems and/or has animated for games
  • Rapid prototyping and turn-around for animations
  • Attending daily stand ups and team meetings; completing monthly reports; and following team policies

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Reallusion Character Creator (CC4) and iClone 8 experience
  • Experience with exporting iClone Animations to Unreal Engine 5
  • A passion for animation and a dedication to creating AAA quality games
  • Self-motivated and able to troubleshoot technical challenges
  • Online communication (English) and Team-collaboration skills
  • Able to work independently and autonomously, supporting the development team.
  • Strong communication skills with strong project management and organizational skills to effectively manage multiple projects at once
  • Ability to maintain composure against obstacles and solve immediate problems with thought and foresight
  • Able to build and maintain internal and external relationships and work in a team environment
  • Willing to work nonstandard work hours
  • Employment contingent upon completion of background check
  • High School diploma or equivalent required, additional education preferred

Preferred Skills

Higher consideration will be given to candidates:

  • Creation of 3D Character Skeletons & Rigs
  • Minimum of five years’ experience
  • Experience with Unity
  • Skinning (weighting) 3D Human Characters & Clothing/Armor
  • Creation of 3D quadruped and aerial creature Skeletons & Rigs
  • Skinning (weighting) 3D quadrupeds and aerial creatures•
  • Bachelor’s Degree or additional education

Additional Information

  • Communication is key to a smooth and efficient pipeline; you must be able to communicate clearly and effectively with other team-members and not be afraid to ask should any problems arise. We are an English-speaking team, so English fluency is a must
  • Salary Commensurate with Experience

How to Apply

To apply, email a resume and cover letter to:
Reference in the Subject Line: 
Character Animator
Gather Interactive, LLC is proud to be a diverse employer. We do not discriminate in our employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran or disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status or any other characteristics protected under the law.

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