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Mr. X

Toronto, Ontario - Canada
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Rigging TD


Mr. X is looking for Rigging Artists to join our award winning team. Apply today to join our crew! 

Job Description

  • Design and create animator friendly rigs
  • Collaborate with animators to design motion controls
  • Write utility scripts or tools to streamline the rigging process
  • Work with Modeling to create a model that meets technical needs
  • Work with R&D to design, debug and evaluate new tools
  • Develop and maintain character motion and deformation systems
  • Develop new techniques and processes to solve character production challenges
  • Communicate information about new tools and techniques to others, writing wiki pages when required
  • Work with production management to prioritize tasks
  • Keep supervisors informed of progress, changes, roadblocks and other critical issues


  • 3 years professional experience rigging characters for animation
  • Previous experience with character rigging in Maya
  • Ncloth and Maya Muscle knowledge a desired skill
  • Excellent MEL and/or Python scripting capabilities.
  • Other 3d packages (Blender. Houdini or 3dsMax) knowledge a plus
  • Training in visual arts and understanding of form, geometry and movement
  • Knowledge of academics such as linear algebra, trigonometry, geometry, calculus and differential geometry
  • Knowledge in programming and software development skills
  • Linux experience desired
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to function well in a team environment and be detail oriented

How to Apply

To apply please click on the link below. 

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

Why work at Mr. X?

  • Benefits after 3 months! (contracts must be 6 months or longer to be eligible)
  • Studio is located in a great area (walking distance to Osgoode subway station, Art Gallery of Ontario, TIFF and amazing restaurants)
  • Breakfast Mondays
  • Yoga Thursdays
  • Free passes to the AGO (just sign it out on your lunch!)
  • Bike racks available in the studio
  • Good Life fitness gym is a few steps away
  • 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
  • We work on big Hollywood movies!

Posted: March 24,2016

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