The Rigging Supervisor is responsible for all resources, direction, and output of the rigging department. They attend both show and facility based planning meetings, and determine the direction and priorities of the department to meet the challenges arising from those meetings. They strive for an overall increase in quality for all digital assets while decreasing the learning curve and work flow complexity required to achieve said quality. Manages and oversees all members of the team, and contributes to an increase in their knowledge and skills while fostering a creative and enjoyable working environment
Overall team management and resource planning such as recruitment, resource allocation, training, development and performance management
Collaboratively works with studio leadership; prioritizes and escalates show and overall studio pipeline tasks and solutions
Develops studio tools and improvements to rigging pipeline as well as sibling departments
Work with the production team to meet the goals and requirements of asset deliveries, including R&D and rapid prototyping
Stays up to date with rigging techniques in the industry and plans development when relevant new technology emerges
Reviews and evaluates the work of artists on the rigging team for both technical and artistic improvements
Creates documentation and training materials
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
Post grad Diploma/Certificate (preferred) or equivalent experience
Minimum seven (7) years of rigging experience in visual effects for feature films using Maya
Minimum four (4) years of leadership/management experience
Excellent knowledge of Python, Maya API, and C++
3ds Max experience is a plus
Excellent knowledge of Maya and animation pipeline work flow
Experience delivering complete milestones/tasks under tight deadlines
Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
Great eye for detail, initiative and excellent organizational skills
Ability to work as part of a team, and elevate members to produce their best work
Strong creative trouble shooting/problem solving ability
Expert knowledge and understanding of human and creature anatomy
We offer extended medical, disability and dental insurance.
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