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Absolutely Cuckoo Recruiting Character Modeller and Rigger/TD

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Character Modeller and Rigger/TD

Absolutely Cuckoo are a creative South London based character design and animation studio. We specialise in 2D and 3D character and puppet design for children’s TV, commercials and short films. We created Waybuloo and currently have a number of new projects in or going into production.
The successful applicant will be working in a small team designing and creating a unique and inspiring characters for our new children’s 52 x 7 minute show, Wissper, which will air daily on Channel 5’s Milkshake from summer 2015.

This is a great opportunity to have creative input into a project that has genuine potential to be seen worldwide.

The ideal candidate will, most importantly, have imagination, traditional artistic ability and the technical skills to be able to apply their ideas beautifully to the screen.
They will already have solid experience in creating and fully rigging cartoon style humans and animals from scratch. Experience working on preproduction pipelines for similar sized productions will be a massive advantage.
They will be working in our team to organise and supply the finished assets to our studio partner for the animation of each episode. Additional tasks could also involve texturing, lighting, animation testing and render testing.
An excellent knowledge of all aspects of Maya is essential. Experience with Zbrush, Marvelous Designer, Lightwave, Adobe software is also advantageous.
The ability to take direction and communicate well with the whole team is essential as the workflow is open to regular feedback.
We will offer 3 month contracts extending monthly thereafter in line with the project completion. For the right person, the possibility of longer term work on our other character lead projects is also a real possibility.

Please apply sending showreels and examples of your work to enquiries@absolutelycuckoo.com mentioning your interest in ‘Wissper’

Salary is based on experience, so please include your expectations with your application.
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