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FuseFX

Vancouver, British Columbia - Canada
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Maya Rigger

Description

FuseFX has an opening in Vancouver! We have opportunities at our studio for an experienced and talented Rigger in Maya with a background in television and/or feature film VFX to join our creative team.

FuseFX is an Emmy-award winning visual effects and animation studio focused on producing photo-real digital effects for feature film, episodic television, and commercials.

Responsibilities:

  • Create, develop and maintain rigs, tools, and workflows in Maya
  • Develop and maintain character motion and deformation systems
  • Develop new techniques and processes to solve character production challenges
  • Perform rig maintenance and fixes during production as requested
  • Create realistic FK/IK rigs for a variety of humanoids and creature models
  • Assist in the creation of new rigs and rig components

Traits of a successful FuseFX Rigger:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience rigging quadrupeds and bipeds
  • Strong understanding of animation principles in traditional and digital techniques
  • Thorough knowledge of weighting and skinning Demonstrated ability to rig a variety of characters / objects in a realistic, non-cartoon manner
  • Solid knowledge of Character set-up in Maya
  • Production experience with Deformers, Constraints, Hierarchies, Utility Nodes, Expressions, Hair & Cloth, xGen, and MASH
  • Experience in Python in Maya
  • Knowledge of anatomy and a understanding of bio-mechanics, for humanoid and animals
  • Should effectively execute all necessary assigned tasks while under tight production schedule deadlines
  • Strong creative and technical abilities
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Positive attitude
  • Work well in a team environment


Nothing in this job description restricts the Company’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. The Company prohibits discrimination in employment against otherwise qualified applicants because of a physical or mental disability and will make reasonable accommodations to enable qualified persons with known disabilities to perform the essential functions of their job consistent with applicable law. The Company will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law.