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Image Engine Recruiting Rigging Artist

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Rigging Artist

Category: Rigging
Company: Image Engine
Location: Vancouver (Canada)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

RIGGING ARTIST – Image Engine, Vancouver, BC
Contract: starting late mid/late February 2014

Are you interested in working for a growing, independent, award winning studio? This opportunity involves
working in a strong, R&D supported pipeline, a friendly and collaborative environment, and with a group of
passionate artists all working towards realizing the Director’s dream.

HERE’S WHAT YOU’LL DO:

The Rigger must assume responsibility for delivering assigned Rigging work, and more specifically:
• Constructs 3D character rigs and animation interfaces and controls for assigned characters
• Creates and maintains motion controls including skeleton and body animation, body deformations,
tight clothing and wrinkles, facial animation, facial deformations, skin and hair set up and dynamics
• Supports characters throughout all phases of production to ensure animators have tools to meet the
Director’s vision
• Accountable for meeting productivity and quota targets on time and at a high level of quality
• Work with Rigging team, as required, to maintain continuity; as well as, support other departments
(Animation, Modeling etc) to ensure information is communicated up and down the pipeline
• Provide input regarding existing tools and interfaces for Rigging pipeline and provide solutions for
technical problems that may arise in an asset/ shot
• Write utility scripts to help other riggers, animators and pipeline developers

THIS IS WHAT WE REQUIRE:

• The Rigger must assume responsibility for delivering assigned Rigging work, and more specifically:
• Constructs 3D character rigs and animation interfaces and controls for assigned characters
• Creates and maintains motion controls including skeleton and body animation, body deformations,
tight clothing and wrinkles, facial animation, facial deformations, skin and hair set up and dynamics
• Supports characters throughout all phases of production to ensure animators have tools to meet the
Director’s vision
• Accountable for meeting productivity and quota targets on time and at a high level of quality
• Work with Rigging team, as required, to maintain continuity; as well as, support other departments
(Animation, Modeling etc) to ensure information is communicated up and down the pipeline
• Provide input regarding existing tools and interfaces for Rigging pipeline and provide solutions for
technical problems that may arise in an asset/ shot
• Write utility scripts to help other riggers, animators and pipeline developers

The Rigger should have 3+ years of progressive experience with creature rigging for high-end film/
commercials

HERE’S HOW TO APPLY:

E-mail your resume and cover letter to jobs@image-engine.com. The subject should read “Rigging Artist – your
name”.
Image Engine Design Inc. | 15 West 5th Avenue | Vancouver | British Columbia | Canada | V5Y 1H4 | Tel. (604) 874-5634 Fax. (604) 708-8433
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