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Job# 37096 BH# 393142
Contact# 6113355

Character Animation

Our client, a Creative Agency, is looking for a CG Rigger to join their team for a freelance gig. This will be full time hours (40 hours per week) for about 3 weeks with the possibility to be extended. This will also be fully remote. They are looking for a few candidates as they have multiple projects, feel free to share this with anyone you know who would be a good fit!

Overview:

  • Involved in the design testing and maintaining of character rigs
  • Assists in the delivery, set up, operation, dismantling and striking of rigging and rigging equipment needed for production and live events
  • Will be working with equipment for video systems, audio systems, lighting systems and scenery
  • Will work alongside CG and VFX supervisors as well as other artists to create all types of CG for client projects


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work collaboratively with the leads and artists of many other departments, ensuring integration of characters and rigs into the production timeline
  • Develop effective scripts and plugins for the department
  • Troubleshoot and fix technical issues in Maya related to animation
  • Ensure smooth operation of rigging pipeline, maintaining existing technology and integrating and exploring new rigging technologies


EXPERIENCE

  • Comprehensive working knowledge of Maya, Python, C++
  • Previous experience with rigging muscle systems such as Maya, Ziva, Houdini, or others
  • Experience in writing modules for characters, creatures and mechanical rigs
  • Experience with skinning and deformation of photorealistic characters and/or creatures


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Excellent problem solving and communication skills
  • Possesses strong technical skills in rigging
  • Solid time and project management skills
  • Must be able to work well within a team environment and take direction
  • Willingness to learn and grow