Production Puppet Tools Developer - Wētā Digital

Wellington, New Zealand
16 days ago

The opportunity

Can you contribute to the movie magic behind Wētā FX's amazing CG creatures? The Wētā Digital Puppet Tools team provides Wētā artists with the rigging toolkit they need to produce fast CG puppets while pushing the limits of quality and cinema-grade complexity. We are a small team with diverse skills who produce generalized but highly customizable puppet "templates" using proprietary software. We supply tooling to configure and release the puppets for specific characters on shows. Our responsibilities include low level rigging code, build systems, UIs, and pipelining. We support and interact with both animators and creature rigging Technical Directors

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Unity (NYSE: U) is the world’s leading platform for creating and operating real-time 3D (RT3D) content. Creators, ranging from game developers to artists, architects, automotive designers, filmmakers, and others, use Unity to make their imaginations come to life. Unity is the foundation upon which the world’s most powerful digital content is created. Specifically, Unity’s platform provides a comprehensive set of software solutions to create, run and monetize interactive, real-time 2D and 3D content for mobile phones, tablets, PCs, consoles, and augmented and virtual reality devices.

In the fourth quarter of 2022, more than 70% of the top 1000 mobile games were made with Unity as derived from a blended number of the top 1000 games in the Google Play Store and Apple App Store. In 2022, Made with Unity Applications had more than 4 billion downloads per month. For more information, please visit

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