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Cinesite Montreal is recruiting a Rigger to join our VFX department. The rigger will be responsible for designing, developing, testing, troubleshooting and implementing rigs of characters, vehicles, environment and various other accessories. They must ensure all rigging work meets the look and aesthetic of the projects as well as technical requirements of the pipeline.

The Role:

  • Work within an existing pipeline and use Maya tools to create rigs for characters and/or props
  • Work with animators to design and revise motion controls
  • Apply knowledge of character pipeline and workflow techniques to assigned tasks
  • Provide creative ideas and solutions for the film on both visual and technical levels
  • Design and script utilities/tools/plugins (advantageous)
  • Review and give feedback on topology of the 3D models
  • Flag and resolve potential delays or other problems to stay on budget and on schedule

We’d like to talk to you if you have the following:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of all aspects of CG, pipeline and associated software/plugins
  • Experience in a variety of Maya rigging techniques, and the ability to optimize performance of rigs
  • Advanced to Mid-Level rigging experience with a Maya-based pipeline
  • Proven expertise in Maya, with skills in Python scripting
  • Experience in corrective sculpting
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and within a team

What can we offer?

Cinesite offers a positive, creative environment where the world’s leading animation and effects artists are encouraged and supported to develop and produce challenging, cutting-edge, award-winning work.

We work as a collective, where excellence, expertise and expression are valued by all; where we collaborate with some of the world’s leading creative thinkers and produce work to which we are proud to put our name.

If you want to be part of the Cinesite story, please submit your application as an online submission via this website. If your candidacy is successful, you will be contacted shortly. If your application is not retained for this position, it will stay on file for future opportunities.

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