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Illumination Macguff Recruiting Character TD/Rigger & 3D Animator

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Character TD/Rigger – Contract

Illumination is looking for an exceptionally skilled 3D Character TD to work on a temporary assignment with one of their theme park partners. This role would be onsite with our partner, and work closely with designers, and engineers to create rigs and tools to support a theme park ride. You should have a strong working knowledge of how to rig and create production ready rigs and tools. You should love problem solving, quickly iterating, and being self-sufficient in start-up environments.

Responsibilities

Building new and/or improving existing body and facial rigs in Maya
Working with animators, creative leadership and engineers to produce and maintain custom body and facial rigs
Focusing on joint/deformer-based facial rigging over blend shapes
Communicating with the client studios to understand and address their custom requirements
Prioritizing tasks to meet deadlines

Qualifications

3+ years of rigging experience
Expert knowledge of facial anatomy as applied to animated characters
Expert knowledge of weighting for efficient and effective controls
Experience with blendshapes and/or pose space deformers
Expert knowledge of Maya
Proven experience within a fast paced business and collaborating with multiple departments in a deadline driven environment.
About Illumination Entertainment
Founded by Chris Meledandri in 2007, Illumination is one of the entertainment industry’s leading producers of event-animated films. Recently honored by Fast Company as one of the World’s Most Innovative Companies, Illumination’s franchises include two of the top-six animated films of all time, and its iconic, beloved brands have grossed more than $4.6 billion worldwide. Illumination is known for our memorable and distinct characters, global appeal and cultural relevance. We are always looking for exceptional talent to collaborate and create with.

Apply here:- https://jobs.lever.co/illuminationentertainment/62fe59c8-a2fa-4a29-8efa-dbe0270f6e72/apply
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3D Animator – Contract

Illumination is looking for an animator for a temporary assignment that will support our Theme Park projects. Under the guidance of a Director, this position is responsible for creating performance and motion of characters and objects as a reference for physical animated figures (animatronics).

Responsibilities

Creating keyframe animation performances in Maya as assigned by the Supervisor
Creating lip-sync, facial, and body character animation as well as prop animation
Creating eye catching animations that help create a unique and identifiable look and feel
Working with Programming and Design to ensure animations properly meet animatronic requirements and restrictions
Optimization of animation to align with performance requirements

Qualifications

3+ years of character animation experience in film, TV or games
A thorough knowledge of animating in Maya
An understanding of rigs and typical rigging set-ups, animation pipelines and transferring data between tools
Excellent understanding of strong character posing and performance
A working knowledge of Modeling, Rigging and Mel/Python scripting
Reliable, with good time keeping and the ability to meet deadlines
Excellent organization, communication and interpersonal skills
About Illumination Entertainment
Founded by Chris Meledandri in 2007, Illumination is one of the entertainment industry’s leading producers of event-animated films. Recently honored by Fast Company as one of the World’s Most Innovative Companies, Illumination’s franchises include two of the top-six animated films of all time, and its iconic, beloved brands have grossed more than $4.6 billion worldwide. Illumination is known for our memorable and distinct characters, global appeal and cultural relevance. We are always looking for exceptional talent to collaborate and create with.

Apply here:- https://jobs.lever.co/illuminationentertainment/defd2ecf-1b93-4eeb-add2-b66049b82fab
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