Character Rigger Sought by Leading Develeopment Studio - FTC

Games Jobs - Art / Animation - North West

Job Title Character Rigger Sought by Leading Develeopment Studio - FTC
Job Category Animator,Technical Animator
Job Description This AAA studio are looking for a Character Rigger to join their Character Rigging Team. Applications from experienced Riggers are welcomed although we are also happy to hear from recent graduates with an aptitude and experience in rigging.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work within the highly successful and creative Animation department supporting animators and producing high quality rigs and tools.

  • Technically proficient in using Autodesk Maya to create control rigs for a wide variety of characters and creatures for use by the in-game animation and cutscene animation teams
  • Experienced in writing scripts within Mel. Knowledge of Python is a bonus
  •  Able to liaise with the Lead Character Rigger, other technical support staff and animators in trouble shooting
  •  Able to identify repetitive tasks and create tools to aid the creative team to increase productivity
  •  Willing to learn in-house tools
  •   In-depth knowledge of Maya is a must
  •   Show a sound understanding of animation principles and processes
  •   We're looking for candidates who are self-motivated and enthusiastic
  •   A good communicator and at ease with working in a team
  •   Capable of working to tight deadlines
  •   Degree, related qualification or equivalent experience in Animation
  •   Experience working with games

Fixed Term Contract: 12 months  
Salary: £DOE + Benefits

Please contact Cassandra Donnelly on 0208 144 6336 or if you are interested in this position. Please forward your CV in a Word format. View Many More Interactive Selection Jobs 
Salary Competitive
Location North West
Job Category Art / Animation
Date posted 16/06/2014
Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of Interactive Selection using their internal reference 1111.
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