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Digital Domain Recruiting Senior Rigger & Concept Artist

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Rigger, Senior

Category: Rigging
Company: Digital Domain Vancouver
Location: Vancouver (Canada)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

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Digital Domain Vancouver

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title: Rigger, Senior
Department: Animation
Reports to:
Status: Non-Exempt

Classification: Full Time, Project
Date: July 2014

Purpose of the job:

We are currently looking for a Senior Rigger with strong programming skills to work alongside our talented
crew of riggers at Digital Domain. Assignments will include designing and maintaining our character rigging
pipeline technology. This includes procedural rigging workflows, facial rigging pipeline aswell creature
deformations.
The role requires strong technical and communication skills, as well as a firm understanding of character
design, animation, rigging, tool development, and production workflow. This position requires 5-10
continuous years of production rigging/development experience and reports to the facility’s Rigging
Supervisor.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

• Utilize and extend DD’s existing Python-based rigging tools. Develop utilities to optimize department
workflows.
• Develop and maintain facial rigs using a combination of proprietary and 3rd party toolsets.
• Assist in the design and maintenance of the studio’s rigging pipeline.

Qualifications:

Education and/or Experience Required:

• Degree in computer science, art, animation, engineering, or equivalent experience that would equal
that level of professionalism, problem solving and analytical skills.
• 5-10 years experience with production-level character rigging, scripting and tool development.
• Strong knowledge of Maya’s rigging toolset. Python, QT, Maya API, C/C++.
• Strong comprehension of anatomy and articulation (human and creature mechanics).
• Keen artistic eye to drive the look of realistic and appealing surface deformations.
• Passion for creating convincing digital characters a must!
Working Conditions and Environment/Physical Demands:
• Office working environment.
• Hours for this position are based on normal working hours but will require extra hours pending
production needs.
• Walking/bending/sitting.

Apply here:- jobs@obsidian.net
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Concept Artist

Category: Concept Artist
Company: Obsidian Entertainment
Location: Irvine (United States)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

Obsidian Entertainment is looking for a talented, self-motivated Concept Artist-Illustrator to join our team.
The Concept Artist will be responsible for creating ground breaking concepts and illustrations for pre-production, engaging loading screens, and marketing materials.

Requirements:

A web portfolio that demonstrates exceptional drawing and rendering skills of contemporary and futuristic vehicles and environments. Work must clearly demonstrate excellent understanding of design principles, proportion, form, composition, lighting and atmosphere
BFA or equivalent game development experience
Fine art skills; anatomy, perspective, industrial design and architectural rendering
2 years of professional experience working as a concept artist in game or movie development
Exceptional proficiency working in Photoshop
Excellent organization, communication and interpersonal skills
Must be collaborative
Must be receptive to art direction and perform well within a team setting
Must be responsive to schedules and work well under pressure

Responsibilities:

Develop solid and beautiful concepts of contemporary armored vehicles
Illustrate complex and beautiful combat scenes to a high level of realism.
Collaborate effectively with art leads during review sessions
Meet project deadlines/milestones, as set by project leads, and the producer
Consistently exercise sound decision making, in all areas of asset development and interpersonal interaction.
Portfolio Requirements:
A web portfolio that demonstrates that the candidate is able to render complex solid surface objects in rich environments
Samples from previous industry work
All art resumes must be accompanied with Website portfolio.

Simply apply via e-mail:

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Please no phone calls or drop ins. We only accept emailed applications.

Apply here:- jobs@obsidian.net
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