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DHX Media Recruiting Senior Rigger

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Senior Rigger – 3D

Job Locations: CA-BC-Vancouver
Job ID: 2018-1169 # of Openings 1


Want to make awesome cartoons with amazingly talented teams in a cool new studio?

DHX Media – Vancouver is looking for an experienced Senior Rigger to join our team!

The role:

As a Senior Rigger, 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.


You will get to:

Rig 3D assets (characters, props, sets, etc.) to achieve the intended animation performance
Use skinning and other deformers to achieve the intended performance in an efficient manner
Troubleshoot, maintain and improve rigs in production, while ensuring their stability for the animation team
Collaborate closely with production, design, modelling and shading to best achieve the intended animation performance requirements
Review scripts and animatics for rigging needs
Be responsible for rigging task assignments
Attend asset breakdown meetings and provide accurate bid times for assets
Communicate with the studios rigging supervisor on concerns and production issues ahead of time
Meet the rigging production deadline by communicating with production and support rigging TDs
Carry out duties in a professional and positive manner


You will be a great fit on our team if you have…

3+ years of experience in television or relevant industry experience
Proficiency in Maya is a must
Good understanding of rigging and deformation techniques
Good understanding of animation process and needs
Demonstrated knowledge and technical skills relating to character rigging and animation
Strong problem solving skills
Knowledge in Python or MEL
Ability to multitask, prioritize and manage time efficiently
Ability to work independently and collaboratively, often with multiple tasks and under deadline pressure
Specific skills we’d love to see…

Knowledge in nCloth, nHair, xGen or other simulation systems is a benefit

Why work at DHX Media?

DHX Media delivers content that inspires, entertains and connects. But we create more than just animation, we build worlds and experiences for kids around the world. At our studios, quality, creativity and fun go hand in hand! Our teams dig into a diverse range of projects – from preschool and comedy to action-adventure – while enjoying awesome benefits, perks, and a whole lot of fun along the way. With some of Canada’s top creative talents, our studios are bursting with energy. So what are you waiting for? Come join us!

THANK YOU to all those who express interest in being a part of the DHX Studios team. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we may be unable to reply to all applicants. If we feel that you may be a good match for one of our current openings you will be contacted. DHX will accommodate people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs known in advance if accommodation is required.

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