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Sr 3D Rigger
Sr 3D Rigger
  Full-Time @ Guru Studio

Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Guru Studio's dedicated team is passionate about bringing inspired character-driven stories to screens around the world.

Our award winning, and internationally renowned Toronto animated entertainment company, is looking for a 3D Rigger who is responsible for bringing our next batch of fantastic projects to life.  This role reports directly to the Asset Supervisor. 

Responsibilities:

  • Use available studio tools to rig characters and props
  • Bipedal and quadruped character rigging
  • Rig characters and props that support the show's design aesthetic
  • Design control mechanisms that are simple and intuitive for animators
  • Work collaboratively with design, layout and animation leads to meet the needs of the production
  • Model / Transfer blend shapes for secondary characters
  • Stay on top of new tools and methods for rigging on an animated series
  • Make sure work is completed and delivered per schedule

Qualifications:

  • In depth knowledge of Maya rigging
  • Minimum 2 years of practical, hands-on rigging experience 
  • Studio/production experience
  • Strong secondary abilities in modeling
  • Functional knowledge of Maya shader networks and UV placement
  • An understanding of cartoon animation principles and how they apply to rigging

Desired qualifications:

  • Experience working on an animated series
  • Ability to automate tasks with MEL or Python 

Why Guru Studio?

  • You want to work with talented people who are industry pioneers
  • You want to work for a company that allows you to grow your skills
  • You want to help tell stories
  • You're passionate about high-quality work
  • You want a friendly and fun place to work!

What We Offer

  • Full benefits
  • State-of-the-art open concept facility
  • Close proximity to the downtown core and public transportation
  • Various activities, team-building events and parties
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Flexible work hours
  • Healthy and fun snacks
  • Masterclasses and training sessions
  • Referral program

Please submit your CV and cover letter (optional) in English along with any applicable demo reels and portfolios.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.  Your CV will be saved in our files.

Please advise us if you require accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process. Guru Studio is an equal opportunity employer.

If you want to know more about us please visit http://www.gurustudio.com/

This job posting was last updated on May 14, 2019