Senior Character Rigger
15 days ago
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We are looking for a Senior Character Rigger/TD who has experience with Maya rigging/scripting, along with a strong understanding of human anatomy and realistic deformation. You will work with our multi-award winning team while working with AAA Worldwide Studios like Naughty Dog, Santa Monica Studio, San Diego Studio, Guerrilla Games, and more!
If you like to be hands-on and have the effective communication skills to ensure output from the rigging team is executed efficiently, timely, and meet our technical and animation requirements, we want to talk to you!
- Set up and maintain character (humans & animals) rigs and systems.
- Work with art group to develop models that meets technical
- Work with animation group to create artist-friendly rigs that satisfy
- animation/gameplay needs.
- Design and set up character dynamics (i.e. cloth, hair).
- Develop new techniques and processes to further advance
- Collaborate with TDs in on-going facial and muscle simulation research.
- Create tools to streamline workflow/pipeline.
- Work with team directors and production to identify/prioritize tasks.
- Provide and maintain technical documentation.
- Minimum 6 years of production experience in game or film/VFX field, with
- Strong understanding of Maya and Python scripting.
- Professional experience with developing and maintaining FACS based facial rigs.
- In-depth knowledge of character/prop rigging technique and principles.
- Knowledge of realistic human anatomy
- Experience with adopting production pipelines and make improvements that respect guidelines and system requirements.
- Strong troubleshooting skills and the ability to find pragmatic solutions.
- Proven ability to be self-sufficient and take initiative to seek answers and address issues.
- Experience with OpenMaya or C++ Maya API.
- Familiarity in runtime performance efficiency and optimization, including Maya parallel DAG evaluation.
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