Added by on 2014-01-23

Rigger needed for Oriental DreamWorks

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The Rigger is responsible for constructing 3D character rigs and animation interfaces, establishing muscle and skin behaviors which range from broad squash and stretch to realistic physical simulations.
Responsibilities

·         Design, create, test and maintain character set ups

·         Work with Modeling to create a model that meets technical needs

·         Work with R&D to design, debug and evaluate new tools

·         Collaborate with animators to design motion controls

·         Develop and maintain character motion and deformation systems

·         Develop new techniques and processes to solve character production challenges

·         Work with Production Engineering and/or Dept TDs to integrate and maintain setups

·         Work with FX and Character FX to provide them with information needed to integrate characters and digital effects

·         Work with Lighting to achieve final model for rendering

·         Write utility scripts and programs to streamline the setup process

·         Communicate information about new tools and techniques to others on show and across shows

·         Facilitate communication between all departments mentioned above

·         Work with production management to prioritize tasks

·         Keep supervisors informed of progress, changes, roadblocks and other critical issues

·         Participate in training, recruiting and other global department tasks as requested

Qualifications

·         3+ years of experience including production experience in feature film or tv animation

·         Strong working  knowledge of Maya, Houdini and Python

·         Knowledge of anatomy, traditional animation techniques and the principles of character motion

·         Training in visual arts and understanding of form, geometry and movement

·         Knowledge of academics such as linear algebra, trigonometry, geometry, calculus and differential geometry

·         Knowledge in programming and software development skills

·         Unix experience a plus

·         Excellent communication and presentation skills

 

Please email your resume and any other supported materials (demo reel, website, etc.) to recruiting@odw.com.cn if you are interested in this position. Thank you.

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