How much do Valve, Blizzard, and Rockstar developers earn?
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by Trilo Byte
20 hours ago

If you rig your character up as a standard SineSpace avatar and getting it working properly, then any clothing purchased (or that you make) in SineSpace should just work properly (if not, file a bug report). If you're rigging up your Daz3D content as a costume replacement (also known as a bypass avatar, since it bypasses the entire avatar, clothing, and attachment system), then you're on your own.

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by Kaji
1 days ago

Nice article. I would love to know if there is any cloth rigging tutorial or tool/plugin that could solve the typical mesh bleeding issue. For reference, I have issues with getting custom or bought clothes on a custom animated Daz3D Character in Unity. So far, the character looks good and work. The clothes fit in T-Position but once the animation starts, the vertices from the character bleeds through certain parts again and again. I've looked into the bones skin-weights but was not able to see anything to improve there. the problem grows once certain body-morphs alter the character (giving him more weight or muscles)

How much do Valve, Blizzard, and Rockstar developers earn?
6 July, 2015
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Glassdoor lets you get a peek at the salaries of some of the biggest game companies in the industry.

Valve seems like a dream company for most game developers whether they’re environmental artists, programmers, Q&A specialists, or testers – everyone wants to work at Valve. There’s a certain atmosphere of greatness around this corporation, where only the best of the best can get a position.

Thanks to Glassdoor (www.glassdoor.com) we can look behind the curtain and see just how much developers actually earn in Valve. The result is some very interesting numbers.

  • Senior Software Engineer – $159,044
  • Multimedia Artist – $157,544
  • Software Engineer – $120,000
  • 3D Graphics Designer – $198,000
  • Artist – $101,577
  • Industrial Designer – $46,833

This is unofficial data gathered from the community by Glassdoor. The information is purely anonymous, so don’t expect to see any names in the comments. Usually, all salaries are under NDA (non-disclosure agreement), so no one is allowed to disclose their income.

Also, if you compare the salaries of Valve employees with those of other companies, you can easily see that Valve offers a higher salary than its competitors.

Activision Blizzard

  • Senior Software Engineer – $125,180
  • Software Engineer – $121,343
  • QA Engineer – $92,384
  • Vice President – $240,181

Electronic Arts

  • Software Engineer – $95,132

Rockstar Games

  • Graphic Artist – $75,951
  • Software Engineer –$85,017
  • Graphic Designer – $98,685
  • Senior Artist/Producer – $86,537

Gearbox Software

  • Engine Programmer – $62,125
  • Artist – $57,665
  • Graphics Programmer –$62,248

The information that Glassdoor provides is plentiful, and free. So, if you’re interested and have some time you should definitely give it a look.

Source: glassdoor.com

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