Added by on 2016-11-16

Mikros Animation Recruiting Senior Rigger

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Position overview

Mikros Image is looking for a 3D Rigger for Gnomeo & Juliet: Sherlock Gnomes. The Rigger will be responsible for building robust and efficient rigs, and working with the Rigging team based in Paris to implement and support these rigs.

Job description

Creating and developing fast elegant character rigs using Maya and proprietary tools
Working with modeling and animation departments to facilitate articulate, realistic and appealing characters
Work with the CG team implementing the rigs and rigging the assets, integrating of characters and rigs into the production pipeline
Design and implement scripted solutions for maximum speed and efficiency of rigging
Work with leads and supervisors in the testing of rigged assets
During production, support all the rigged assets
Creating User Interfaces and tools to assist animators

Competencies required

Proficiency in Maya
Must have experience as a rigger on some high-budget feature film productions
Thorough understanding of techniques and technologies relating to character rigging and animation; comprehension of core principles relating to rigging
Fluent in both English and French
A strong sense of self-motivation and ability to work with little supervision required
Excellent interpersonal skills, accessibility and willingness to collaborate is a must
Linux scripting experience, especially in Bash/Python, and MEL
Strong technical aptitude, excellent problem solving and communication skills required
Knowledge of the animated features workflow

Further information

Contract Position.
Salary dependent on experience.

Open date for applications: November 2016.
Closing date for applications: January 2017.

To apply for this position, please submit your details here:
Only successful applicants will be contacted.
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