jobby: 3D Riggers, guru studio, Toronto

By Mike Valiquette

October 13, 2011

guru studio seeks experienced 3D RIGGERS for the second season of their original show JUSTIN TIME.

Summary:

Alongside design and animation departments you will work with a small team to rig and model 3D characters, sets and props for use in a television series.  You possess a keen sense of how to apply a cartoony design aesthetic to serve the needs of a 3D pipeline.  Due to the hybrid 2D/3D approach of the production you have diversified set of skills including the ability to automate tasks through scripting language.  Above all you have a desire to contribute to a unique and innovative culture that thrives on setting itself apart.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with design, layout and animation leads to meet the needs of the production.
  • Uses commercial and proprietary tools to rig characters for TV series.
  • Design control mechanisms that are simple and intuitive for animators.
  • Model characters and props based on the show’s hybrid 2D/3D design aesthetic.
  • Apply basic shaders and textures to models consistent with a flat cartoon look.
  • Write scripts that automate character production.

Requirements:

  • In depth knowledge of Maya rigging required.
  • Strong secondary abilities in modeling is a must.
  • Functional knowledge of Maya shader networks and UV placement.
  • An understanding of cartoon animation principles and how they apply to rigging.
  • Ability to automate tasks with MEL or Python strongly desired.
  • Comfortable in a smaller studio setting and enjoys being multi-faceted.
  • Firm commitment to meeting deadlines.

Please send resumes and reels with a descriptive list to:

guru studio

Attention: Hire Me!

110 Spadina Ave., Suite 500

Toronto, ON M5V 2K4

hireme@gurustudio.com

We are unable to return materials, so please do not submit originals.

This is a full time contract position beginning November 21st 2011 and finishing September, 2011. Applicants must be a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident. guru studio is an equal opportunity employer. No phone calls please.

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