Overview

PLEASE APPLY DIRECTLY TO THIS POSITION HERE: https://scanlinevfx.net.au/jobs/SVFX913

 

JOB SUMMARY

The Rigging artist designs, develops, tests, trouble shoots, maintains, and implements rigs for all aspects for VFX and 3D animation projects related to film, TV and commercials. They support studio wide and production project requirements including characters, vehicles, environment and other various aspects. They are responsible for coordination and scheduling of task deliverables. They oversee and mentor junior team members.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Develop studio tool improvements to the rigging pipeline
Works with production team to create the desired animation controls and qualities for objects and characters
Tests and trouble shoots animation controls and makes adjustments as necessary throughout the production cycle
Receives direction from leadership and escalates issues quickly, as needed
QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS

Bachelors degree or equivalent experience
Experience is an asset
1 year post grad Diploma/Certificate (preferred)
2 – 3 years VFX Rigging in feature films using Maya
2 – 3 years experience using Maya (required), Python/Mel (required), 3Ds Max (bonus)
Experience delivering complete milestones/tasks under tight deadlines
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Eye for detail, initiative and excellent organizational skills
Team player who is able to work independently with minimal supervision
Strong trouble shooting/problem solving ability
BENEFITS INCLUDED

+Extended Medical
+Disability Insurance
+Dental Insurance

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.

 

PLEASE APPLY DIRECTLY TO THIS POSITION HERE: https://scanlinevfx.net.au/jobs/SVFX913

About Scanline VFX

COMPANY SUMMARY

Celebrating over 25 years in the industry, Scanline VFX specializes in creating complex visual effects for high end, block buster feature films with studios worldwide: Vancouver, Los Angeles, Munich, and Stuttgart.    Founded in Germany, the company expanded to Los Angeles in 2007 and opened the largest studio in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia in 2011.  In 2015 it won the Emmy for Outstanding Visual Effects for their work on Game of Thrones.  Scanline VFX has received multiple Academy Award Nominations for Best Achievement in Visual Effects: 2014 for Iron Man 3 and in 2010 for its work on director Clint Eastwoods Hereafter.  We are also well known for our proprietary, in-house fluid effects software Flowline, for which it received a 2008 Scientific and Technical Achievement Academy Award.