25 Nov 2017

Full-Time Rigger

Cinesite Vancouver Inc – Posted by reneepirieVancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Job Description

Cinesite Vancouver Inc is hiring a Rigger for our new feature film project, The Addams Family.

Duties & Responsibilities:
• Build robust character rigs to Theatrical Feature standard
• Maintain and improve existing rigs, RnD new technique for future rigs
• Maximize the use of existing assets while developing a flexible framework for future projects
• Develop and maintain animation tools and character interfaces
• pose/animation library
• Animation utilities
• Dynamic parenting
• Continue to develop character pipeline and rigging script libraries
• Assist animators with shot specific technical issues
• Develop crowd system to speed up layout and animation of highly populated shots
• Evaluate and recommend tools/plug-ins or software to help improve production output

Requirements:
• 2+ years proven experience in animation/feature film/broadcast visual effects production
• Thorough understanding of techniques and technologies relating to character rigging and animation
• Understanding of puppet and control philosophy
• Excellent understanding of anatomy, volumes and masses, dynamics and character motion
• Excellent understanding of the animation process, from storyboard to modeling to texturing, animation and rendering
• Production knowledge of Maya, Python and MEL required

Salary range $60,000 – $85,000 including health benefits
Full time, contract; (2) positions available

Location: 708 Powell St. Vancouver, British Columbia, V6A 1H6

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Job Categories: 3D Animation. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in 7 days.

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