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Rodeo FX Inc.

Montreal, Quebec - Canada
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Rigging Artist

Description

Responsibilities:  

  • The artist must be able to create 3D rigs for different types of objects, vehicles, animals and characters.
  • Be able to work with the visual effects supervisor and Lead CG to determine the best possible technical and creative approaches.
  • Create tool and simple script needed to manufacture rigs

Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience as a rigging artist in a VFX studio
  • Has a solid knowledge and understanding of the principles of anatomy and facial expression 
  • Knowledge of traditional 2D and 3D animation techniques, an asset
  • Knowledge the anatomy for bipeds, quadrupeds, skeletons and muscles
  • Knowledge of basic modeling tools for blend shapes
  • Knowledge of basic animation tools for the creation of animation test deformation
  • Excellent knowledge of Maya
  • Experience in programming using Python, PySide, PyQT, VEX
  • Experience in programming using C++ for Maya plug-ins, an asset
  • Knowledge of 3D mathematics, an asset
  • Knowledge of Houdini, an asset
  • Self-driven, good communicator, and a great-team player
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Work ethic focused on the dynamism and collaboration
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks set priorities and problem solving