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The Senior/Lead Rigger designs, develops, tests, troubleshoots, maintains, and implements rigs for all aspects for VFX shows. 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 are capable of balancing complex tasks, and have the ability to organize and automate their workflow.  They oversee and mentor junior team members.

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
Build/design advanced characters, creatures, vehicles and props in Maya using in-house tools and pipeline.
Mentor other members of the rigging team.
Contribute/develop tools, rig-modules, workflow and plugins for the Rigging department.

Bachelor’s Degree/Diploma in art and/or engineering or equivalent experience
Minimum five (5) years of rigging experience for high profile VFX and/or animation projects
Expert knowledge/experience of human/creature anatomies.
Expert knowledge of creature deformation and puppet rigging techniques
Strong Python experience
Expert knowledge of Maya
Experience delivering complete milestones/tasks under tight deadlines
Eye for detail and excellent organizational skills
Team player who is able to work independently with minimal supervision
Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills

We offer extended medical, disability and dental insurance.

Please only apply once. We keep your application details on file for both current and future job opportunities. If you are applying to more than one position, use the same email address on all applications. Only re-apply if your details have recently changed.

Please apply directly on our career page. We will not consider applications submitted through this site.

About ScanlineVFX

Scanline VFX offers a leading edge creative, collaborative team environment working with brilliant talent from around the globe. Be part of an award-winning studio where you will be challenged to do the best work of your career.