Waterproof Studios is looking for an experienced Rigging TD to join our team.

The ideal candidate would be technically and artistically minded, with experience in motion & facial capture rigs as well as key-frame rigs and processes.


  • 3+ years experience as a rigger or TD in a production environment in Maya
  • The ability to work well with and liaise with other artists, TDs and production
  • Positive attitude & self motivated with excellent communication skills both written and oral
  • The proactive ability to problem solve issues quickly and offer solutions in a timely manner
  • Understanding of anatomy, bi-ped, quadri-ped & other
  • Thorough understanding of character, vehicle, prop and environment rigging duties
  • Experience with cloth simulations and solutions and asset
  • Detail oriented with the ability to track and document rigging solutions
  • Experience with Motion Builder is an asset
  • Experience with Unreal engine is an asset
  • Knowledge of scripting, Mel or Python


  • Develop, create and maintain rigs and skins in Maya & occasionally Motion Builder and ensuring their
  • stability throughout production
  • Contribute to the rigging pipeline, tools and processes in Maya and Python
  • Supply estimates and work under a deadline to deliver rigs and solutions on time
  • Provide technical and creative solutions to other artists and TDs
  • Work with production, tech and art teams day to day to improve and implement tools to increase productivity
  • Organize and attend all meetings relevant to the role, including with clients
  • Work with Production to provide estimates, priorities and solutions to keep the project on track
  • Help mentor all staff- technical and artistic to improve and learn in their craft
  • Provide documentation and understanding of the pipeline and tools

About Waterproof Studios

Waterproof Studios

Waterproof Studios based in Vancouver, BC is an award winning 3D / VFX production studio specializing in cinematics, trailers and 3D commercials. Waterproof offers competitive salaries, benefits, a relaxed work environment and a large variety of projects. Ideally situated near a skytrain and arterial routes with ample parking, Waterproof fosters a respectful, inclusive workplace with flexible options for working from home or working in the studio under strict Covid protocols including a hybrid model if desired.