Atmosphere Visual Eects is looking for an experience Rigging Artist to join our Vancouver, BC location.

The Rigging Artist is responsible for designing and maintaining a smooth and ecient rig for CG assets. They must have a strong understanding of CG pipelines and production methods and a strong management style with excellent organizational and artistic skills. This is a full- time, permanent position.


Work with the Rigging Lead/Supervisor to establish a rig that fully supports an animation style that reects the tone of the lm, and maintain the style throughout the lm
Work to create top quality body and facial rigs that meet the desired quality and style Work closely with the Animation Team to ensure that the productions’ needs are understood and met, and that animators have fast, ecient, intuitive puppets
Create and adjust rigging standards
Provide creative ideas and solutions for the lm on both a visual and technical level
Be a key contributor to create an engaging animated lm of top quality, while managing and reducing the complexities of production
Flag and solve potential problems to stay on schedule

3-5+ years of experience in rigging for visual eects and/or animation Comprehensive knowledge of all aspects of CG, pipeline and associated software/plugins
Experience in a variety of Maya rigging techniques, and the ability to optimize performance of rigs

Advanced hero character rigging experience with a Maya based pipeline Expert in Maya, with strong skills in MEL and Python scripting
Good English communication skills and excellent team player
Must be able to take direction

A creative problem-solver

Atmosphere Visual Eects
300-177 West 7th Ave, Vancouver, BC V5Y 1L8 Language of work: English
Wage: $25 – 27 per hour
Benets: Medical, Dental, Disability, Vision

If you are interested in working as part of a talented, tight-knit visual eects team, please send us your cover letter and resume to job@atmosphere-vfx.com.

We thank all applicants for applying, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

About Atmosphere Visual Effects

Atmosphere Visual Effects is a dynamic, rapidly growing, award winning visual effects facility based in beautiful Vancouver.

We are passionate about our work, our team is exceptionally tight knit, and we believe that it shows in our work. Others seem to agree! Since our founding, Atmosphere has been repeatedly honoured with some of the most prestigious awards in visual effects, including Emmy, Visual Effects Society (VES) and Canadian Screen Awards.