Senior Rigger – VFX and Animated Features (Sydney)
Are you an experienced technical rigger who is interested in working on a variety of projects that include creatures, digi-doubles, characters and mechanical rigs? We have a 6 month contract available.
What you’ll get to do:
· Working closely with a variety of departments including; R&D, Art, Modelling, Layout and Animation, to develop, implement and maintain character and prop assets for use in both Layout and Animation.
· Develop and maintain procedural rig components using a custom Rigging API.
· Produce complex production ready rigs of a high standard.
· Work to specs as precisely or as creatively as a brief outlines.
· Work with Animators to develop and prototype rigs for a broad range of creative and technical requirements.
· Support rigs as they move through the animation pipeline and develop supplementary animation tools and processes.
· Learn and share with your peers in a very development and learning orientated professional environment.
What you bring:
· 10 year’s experience working on feature film quality productions.
· Experience in a variety of styles.
· Proficiency in Python and ability to navigate a large managed code base, or willingness to learn in a fast paced technical environment.
· Proficiency with a recent version of Maya and a strongly node-oriented approach to problems
· A good artistic eye and the necessary software dexterity to produce or correct shapes and models when it might tighten the feedback loop with another department.
· Strong mathematical skills.
· Foundational knowledge of trigonometry and linear algebra.
· A background in animation.
· Working in a cross site studio environment.
· Excellent attention to detail.
· Ability to work to deadlines.
· Proven strong technical and visual skills.
· Proven strong communication and interpersonal skills.
· Ability to multi-task, prioritize and problem solve.
What you’ll need to include on your application:
· Examples of your python scripts
· Variety of styles of rigs
Due to the length of the contract we encourage you to apply if you an Australian Citizen/PR or eligible for a working holiday visa.
Apply here:- http://bit.ly/2Ggier2
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