Senior Rigger, 3D

  • Company:
    WildBrain
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    10 hours ago
  • Category:
    General Labour

WildBrainis looking for aSenior Riggerto join our Vancouver studio! In this role, you will work closely with the Rigging Supervisor & Lead Rigger to create versatile character rigging systems and animation interfaces to be used for animation of 3D characters and props.This role is set to begin early 2021.We are currently working virtually because of the Covid-19 pandemic. During this time our hiring teams are ready to support interviews via video conferencing, and we are enabling artists to work from home until the studio can reopen. We’d love to hear from you! #stayhomestaysafe!Rig 3D assets (characters, props, sets, etc.) to achieve the intended animation performanceUse skinning and other deformers to achieve the intended performance in an efficient mannerTroubleshoot, maintain and improve rigs in production, while ensuring their stability for the animation teamCollaborate closely with production, design, modelling and shading to best achieve the intended animation performance requirementsReview scripts and animatics for rigging needsTake responsibility for rigging task assignmentsAttend asset breakdown meetings and provide accurate bid times for assetsCommunicate with the studios rigging supervisor on concerns and production issues ahead of timeMeet the rigging production deadline by communicating with production and support rigging TDsCarry out duties in a professional and positive manner3+ years of experience in television or relevant industry experienceProficiency in Maya is a mustGood understanding of rigging and deformation techniquesGood understanding of animation process and needsDemonstrated knowledge and technical skills relating to character rigging and animationStrong problem solving skillsKnowledge in PythonAbility to multitask, prioritize and manage time efficientlyAbility to work independently and collaboratively, often with multiple tasks and under deadline pressureGood and clean skinning techniquesBonus:Knowledge in nCloth, nHair, xGen or other simulation systems is a benefitWhy WildBrain?AtWildBrainStudiosour teams dig into a diverse range of projects – from preschool and comedy to action-adventure, and work with international partners such as Apple, Netflix, LEGO, DreamWorks, BBC, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon and more. We produce high quality Flash, Harmony, and Maya animated series. Aside from awesome projects and partners,WildBrainputs our people first,here arejust a fewof the ways:Great benefits that make employees feel truly valued including a customizable extended health and dental planGenerous RRSP matchingBonus time off