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Method Studios Recruiting Rigging TD & Animator

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Rigging TD

Category: Rigging
Company: Method Studios London
Location: London (United Kingdom)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

Description

Method Studios London is currently in search of a Rigging TD to join its 3D team of Rigging Artists.

Responsibilities and Duties

Create and develop fast elegant character rigs using Maya and proprietary tools.
Work with modeling and animation departments to facilitate articulate realistic appealing characters.
Integration of characters and rigs into the production pipeline.
Create User Interfaces and tools to assist animators.
Work in partnership with R&D programmers, Animators, and Lighting TDs to ensure shots are delivered to the very highest standard.
Provide support to character rigs throughout production.

Qualifications

Minimum 3 years work experience in feature film/broadcast VFX production
Strong artistic sense. Understanding of anatomy, forms, and motion.
Solid knowledge of rigging systems
Comprehensive knowledge of Maya.
Provide reel demonstrating both control systems and complex deformations
Good technical knowledge and understanding with a potential to learn and grow further.
Solid time and project management skills.
Accessibility and willingness to collaborate is a must.
Thorough understanding of techniques and technologies relating to character rigging and animation comprehension of core principles relating to rigging.
Good understanding of the entire visual effects process, from shooting to modeling to texturing, animation and rendering.
MEL and Python programming essential.
Must be willing to take direction well, a good team player, and good work ethics.
Strong Math skills, knowledge / experience of the Maya API a plus.

Apply here:- http://www.methodstudios.com/apply/rigging-td
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Animator

Category: Animator
Company: Method Studios London
Location: London (United Kingdom)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

Description

Method Studios London is currently in search of a Mid-level animator to join the 3D Animation team.

Responsibilities and Duties

responsible for hands-on operation of CG workstation, reporting to Head of 3D VFX
design and execute high-level animation for use in final compositing
serve as professional front-line representative of the company, dealing directly with clients and challenging situations
experience modeling, texturing and surfacing, choreography and lighting, match-moving and final rendering of CG elements
animate using effective storytelling skills, through knowledge of camera angles and framing shots
effectively communicate with the management team and keep the Producer updated regarding concerns of the animation team
consult with clients and other artists on the team as required
attend projects on set to provide technical information as required
investigate and keep up to date on new and competing software packages and technology

Qualifications

minimum 3 years experience working in Feature Film and Commercial animation
proficiency in Maya
knowledge of anatomy, physics and human motion
solid key frame animation skills
basic rigging knowledge
must be able to adapt to different styles
must have good mentoring skills to provide feedback in helping the less experienced animators
must be organized, able to meet deadlines, and hold responsibility for his/her work and the animation team

Apply here:- http://www.methodstudios.com/apply/animator-1
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