Hydraulx VFX Recruiting Senior Rigging Artist
Hydraulx VFX is currently looking for a talented senior Rigger with expert-level technical skills mixed with strong artistic sensibilities to join our new dynamic team at our Vancouver office.
Responsibilities and Duties:
Creating and developing fast elegant character rigs using Maya and proprietary tools.
Working with modeling and animation departments to facilitate articulate realistic appealing characters.
Integration of characters and rigs into the production pipeline
Creating User Interfaces and tools. Collaborate with animation to come up with creative solutions to technical and performance related issues.
Working in partnership with R&D programmers, Animators, and Lighting TDs to ensure shots are delivered to the very highest standard.
Create advanced character rigs and develop innovative methods to meet project objectives.
Developing long-term strategies to automate character production.
Minimum (5) years work experience rigging in feature film/broadcast VFX production.
Solid knowledge of rigging systems. Comprehensive knowledge of Maya.
Skilled in humanoid and quadruped motion.
Strong technical and creative problem solving skills and ability to work collaboratively.
Solid time and project management skills.
Able to quickly adapt to changes in production and prioritize tasks.
Accessibility and willingness to collaborate is a must.
Good understanding of the entire visual effects process.
Working knowledge of Mel ,Python and C++.
Please submit your resume and demo reels (e.g. student work, personal work or project work).
* Please note, due to a high volume of applications, we cannot respond to every applicant.
*Must be a BC resident, and must be eligible to work in Canada