Added by on 2017-02-08

Rigging Artist – Huhu Studios New Zealand

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Huhu Studios New Zealand is looking for a talented Rigging Artists. The Rigging Artist will be creating CG rigs for an animated feature film, essentially building the skeletons, joints and muscles for models in preparation for Animation. They are responsible for ensuring their assigned characters, objects, props and environments move correctly and realistically within tight deadlines.

The Rigging Artist will understand topology edge flow and understand both human and comparative anatomy.

Please note this is a contract position.

Skills Required:

Maya in a Windows Environment. Solid knowledge of Maya’s rigging capabilities.
Strong understanding of human expressions.
Knowledge fo Mel and Python Scripting.
Know the principles and applications of research.
Understand the principles of animation.
Some math knowledge.
Strong design and understanding of appeal in animation.
Problem solving/trouble shooting skills.
Fluent in English.

Bonus Skills/Qualifications:

2 – 3 years of experience in production
Degree in fine arts or computer science ( or similar eg ; design)
C++ and pymel knowledge
You must have the right to work in NZ to apply for this position

If you are looking for an exciting but challenging career in the CG Film and TV industry get in contact today!

If you fit the criteria above, please send your resume to careers@huhus.com
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