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jobby: Rigger, Tangent Animation, Toronto

tangent-logo-upresStart Date: April (specifics, TBD)

Job Title: Rigger


Salary: Based on experience.

Experience: 2 or more years of production experience.



Reports to: Lead Rigger

Tangent Animation is seeking talented Riggers with experience and knowledge of the principles of rigging to join our growing team. Working knowledge of Maya and/or Blender is required. Studio environment is fast-paced and committed to creating high-quality animation. Candidates should thrive as part of a team and take direction well.


  • Develop and maintain procedural rig components.
  • Work with the Modeling Department to ensure that models are suitable for rigging and performance requirements.
  • Work with Animators to develop and prototype rigs for a broad range of creative and technical requirements.
  • Support rigs as they move through the pipeline and develop supplementary Animation tools and processes.


  • At least 2 years experience on feature films and/or animated features.
  • Strong mathematical skills.
  • Knowledge of Python scripting language.
  • Strong knowledge of rigging in Maya and/or Blender.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and problem solve.
  • Familiarity with animation pipelines.


Interested candidates please email resume and direct link to demo reel to:

Only Canadian citizens or citizens that have Landed Immigrant status in Canada please apply.

This opportunity is located in Toronto, Ontario. If you are not already a resident of Toronto, it requires relocating to this city for the duration of the term.

Please note: All applications for this position will be considered, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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