Crowd Rigger

Crowd Rigger

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The Crowd Rigger is responsible for building rigs compatible with our animation rigs while keeping the technological limitations of a crowd system in mind.


● Build rigs compatible with the animation rigs
● Interact with incoming and outgoing departments (Crowds, Modeling, Animation, Rigging, CFX, etc.) to implement rigging systems that fit a given show’s specific needs.
● Interact with crowd simulation artists to ensure that the rigs fill the requirements to complete the final production shots.
● Provide tools to allow the transfer of animation from the animation rigs to the crowd rigs and from the crowd rigs to the animation rigs.
● Troubleshoot any technical issues as they arise.
● Coordinate with the Crowd Supervisor to stay on task and quality
● Maintain high quality and productivity throughout projects
● Communicate work status to the Crowd Lead and Production Management staff
● Accurately address critiques and comments from the Crowd Supervisor and complete revisions in a timely manner
● Consistently meet production deadlines
● Any other related tasks that fit the scope of the job.


● Degree/diploma in fine arts or animation or equivalent experience
● Experience creating game rigs is a plus (crowd and game engines use very similar concepts)
● Proficiency with Maya and/or equivalent program
● Experience with industry standard crowd simulation software such as Atoms, Massive, Golaem, or Miarmy is a plus
● Ability to work in a team environment and take direction
● Open to constructive criticism and able to implement changes as directed
● Solid communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
● A creative problem solver who is organized and critical of his or her own work.
● Experience in Feature Film and/or VFX is a plus


If you are interested, please apply on :

This job description is not meant to be all-inclusive. Employees may be required to perform other duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Please note that a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident will be treated in priority.
Only the selected candidates will be contacted. Please note that you may be asked to provide references.

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