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Encore VFX Burbank - Riggers


Encore VFX looking for MAYA Riggers- (Burbank Location)

Encore VFX is an Emmy Award Winning Visual Effects Facility, providing outstanding visual effects work for television and motion picture projects. Some of our past or current projects include The Flash, Supergirl, Legends of Tomorrow, Black Lightning, Insecure, Narcos, Riverdale, House of Cards, Orange is the New Black, Sense 8, American Gods, Magicians, etc.

The perfect candidate would love to join our team of passionate people that have come together from across the globe to create innovative VFX work. It’s a fast paced and growth oriented work environment where boredom is non-existent and you will have new challenges to tackle on the daily basis.


Experience working on a variety of issues, such as mechanical systems, animals, complex realistic body and face deformation, automation thru scripting, tentacles, ropes, vehicles, crowd characters, and anything else we throw at them.

Strong technical and communication skills, as well as, a firm understanding of production workflow.


• Degree in computer science, art, animation, engineering, OR equivalent experience that would equal that level of professionalism, problem solving and analytical skills.
• Provide reel demonstrating both control systems and complex deformations
• 5 years experience with production-level character rigging, scripting and tool development. • Strong knowledge of Maya’s rigging toolset, including: skeleton placement, skinning techniques, IK/FK setup, corrective BlendShape workflow, expressions, utility nodes, and Maya deformers.

• Strong comprehension of anatomy and articulation (human and creature mechanics). • Keen artistic eye to drive the look of realistic and appealing surface deformations.
• Production experience with MEL and Python scripting.

Responsibilities and Duties

? Generate a variety of realistic creature, hero, digital double, vehicle and prop rigs
? Rig and deform realistic body and facial rigs largely using our joint-based rig systems. ? Work on multiple assets when needed.

We are accepting local applicants only (outsource vendors or off site freelancers aren’t eligible at this time). Relocation unavailable. Must be eligible to work in the USA. 

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