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RIGGER SUPERVISOR - Van

Heather Zolisby on May 10, 2017
Location
Vancouver , Canada
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Job Category
VFX : Visual Effects
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced
Pay / Salary
Hourly
Job Description
TITLE
RIGGER [SUPERVISOR]
JOB SUMMARY
Facilitate and manage resources planning and task assignment in collaboration with studio leadership. Oversee and mentor junior team members. Responsible for coordination and scheduling task deliverables. Design, develop, test, trouble shoot, maintain, and implement rigs for all aspects for VFX and 3D animation projects related to film, television and commercials. Support studio wide and production project requirements including characters, vehicles, environment and other various accessories.
RESPONSIBILITIES
Overall team management and resource planning; recruitment, resource allocation, training, development and performance management.
Collaboratively work with studio leadership; prioritize and escalate show and overall studio pipeline tasks/tools.
Develops studio tools improvements to rigging pipeline.
Works with production team to create the desired animation controls and qualities for objects and characters.
Tests, trouble shoots animation controls and makes adjustments as necessary throughout the production cycle as they arise.
Receives direction from leadership and escalates issues quickly, as needed.
QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS
Post Grad Diploma/Certificate (preferred)
5+ years VFX in feature film rigging using Maya
Leadership/management experience – a must.
5+ years working with Maya knowledge – a must, Excellent Python/Mel scripting (a must), C++ (bonus), 3Ds Max (bonus)
Experience delivering complete milestone/tasks under tight deadlines
Strong written + verbal communication skills.
Eye for detail, initiative and excellent organizational skills.
Team player and able to work independently with minimal supervision.
Strong trouble shooting/problem solving ability.
HOW TO MAKE YOUR APPLICATION STAND OUT
APPLY ONLY ONCE.
We keep your resume on file for 6 months so no need to apply again unless there are significant changes or unless you're applying for a different position.
ALWAYS APPLY WITH THE SAME EMAIL
We want to be able to reach you easily and much of our correspondence is via email and this helps us keep your information together in one file. That way you're not lost in the system.
Resume - Include in your resume the names of the company's you worked with and the dates you were there. Max 2 pages.
Cover Letter - tell us a little about yourself and what makes you the ideal candidate.
Reel Breakdown - demonstrates what you did on each shot and the tools used - Go ahead! Show off your talent/skills here
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