Animation Rigger

Shanghai Shanghai cn
15 days ago

Job Description


The Animation Rigger will have to ensure the creation/implementation of the highly versatile rigging systems, animation tools and interfaces for the execution of all specific video game projects.

You will be fully empowered with close collaborations together with the Lead Animation and Technical Directors, in defining the rig requirements and the maintenance of all 3D characters’ throughout the animation process.

What you will do:

Ø Develop the rigging workflow, pipeline and design the documentation for your team.

Ø Develop and improve the tools, procedures for the streamlining of an efficient animation pipeline.

Ø Provide knowledge and solutions for complex rigging, animation and shading pipeline problems. Animate and create Motion editing within a complex animation system.

Ø Hands-on approach in rigging of a variety of characters and props.


What you should be equipped with:

Ø Proven working experience and a keen eye for motion and animation in videogame.

Ø Working knowledge of rigging in 3DSMAX, Maya,

Bonus Points:

Ø Working experience of Motion builder, and/or other commercial 3D authoring packages.

Ø Extensive scripting experience with Python, Mel and/or Max script.

Ø Team player, good communication skills, functional English proficiency.

Ø Good knowledge of game engines would be a big plus.

Additional Information

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Company Description

About Ubisoft & Shanghai Studio:

Ubisoft’s 19,000 team members, working across more than 40 locations around the world, are bound by a common mission to enrich players’ lives with original and memorable gaming experiences. Their dedication and talent has brought to life many acclaimed franchises such as Assassin’s Creed, Far Cry, Watch Dogs, Just Dance, Rainbow Six, and many more to come.

Ubisoft is an equal opportunity employer that believes diverse backgrounds and perspectives are key to creating worlds where both players and teams can thrive and express themselves. If you are excited about solving game changing challenges, cutting edge technologies and pushing the boundaries of entertainment, we invite you to join our journey and help us create the unknown.

Created in 1996, Ubisoft Shanghai studio, is a vibrant and exciting place where our 600+ talents get opportunities to either co-develop great AAA blockbuster games, create cutting-edge online games or produce fun mobile games.

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