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Sr. Rigger

Renee Pirieby on Mar 23, 2018
Cinesite Vancouver Inc.
Vancouver, Canada
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Job Category
3D : 3D Animation
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Pay / Salary
Annual Salary : $88,000.00 - $100,000.00
Experience Required
5+ Years
Education Required
High School Diploma
Job Description
Cinesite Vancouver Inc is hiring a Senior Rigger to join us on our creepy and kooky animated theatrical feature film, 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
• 5+ 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
• BC residents preferred, but not required

salary: $88,000 – $100,000 including health benefits
Full-time, contract, (1) position available
location: 708 Powell St., Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1H6
Job is On Location
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