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Mr. X Inc.

Toronto, Ontario - Canada
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Rigging TD


Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Works with supervisors and peers to come up with advanced but technically sound Rigging solutions to enhance character technology and creation processes.
  • The role requires strong technical and communication skills, as well as a firm understanding of rigging, software design, graphics, and production work flow.
  • Candidates will be required to contribute to rigging, and overall back end, development.
  • Create and develop scripts and plugins for the Rigging department.
  • Candidates will be required to rig advanced characters in Maya
  • Research and develop new deformation approaches, advanced methods to create rigs, and enhance existing Maya toolsets using python and Maya API.
  • Work with artists to troubleshoot and fix problems arising in the Technical Director’s area(s) of expertise


  • Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or equivalent work experience.
  • Proficiency in with Python, C++, Maya API, and creating plugins.
  • Strong Math skills, ie: Linear Algebra, thorough understanding of matrices, vectors and transformations in 3D.
  • Experience with MEL, Maya Production, Motion builder or Mocap experience is a plus.
  • Experience working with Facial Action Coding System based facial rigging system is a plus.
  • Minimum of 3 years work experience in visual effects production experienced required.
  • Excellent problem-solving and communication skills.
  • Must have good tools design logic - keeping things as simple as possible while creating complex projects.
  • Must be a self-starter with a willingness learn and grow, and take direction well.
  • Possess strong time and project management, be a good team player, and have good work ethics.

Why work at Mr. X?

  •     Benefits after 3 months!
  •     Studio is located in a great area
  •     Breakfast Mondays
  •     Yoga Thursdays
  •     Bike racks available in the studio
  •     Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) visits to the studio
  •     Fun place to work! We have a “Fun Committee”!
  •     We pay overtime!
  •     Amazing artists and production team

How to Apply

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We thank all applicants but we will only contact those candidates who will be moving forward in the recruitment process.  

All applicants must include a cover letter and resume with their application.

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