9 Story Media Group’s Toronto studio is now Brown Bag Films! Brown Bag Films is one of the world’s most exciting, original and successful creative-led animation studios.
The position of Rigger requires someone with a good general knowledge of Maya and excellent specific knowledge of its constraint, deformer and dynamics systems. Successful applicants will be open to direction, have good communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work collaboratively with multiple tasks in a fast paced production. A Rigger will be guided by his/her Lead Rigger and/or the Rigging Supervisor on rigging practices.
Key Areas of responsibilities:
Design, create, test and maintain character set ups.
Provide technical feedback to modelling dept.
Collaborate with animators to design motion controls.
Create secondary dynamics systems.
Work with production management to prioritize tasks
Troubleshooting problems with animated rig
Communicate with overseas studio
Perform QC on overseas and in-house assets
Required Experience/Professional Skills:
Must have an excellent working knowledge of rigging Maya.
Task Driven, self-motivated, and proactive
Must be open to direction
Must demonstrate attention to detail in finishing of assets.
Knowledge of Python is considered a big plus.
Experience with shotgun (or asset tracking systems) is considered a big plus.
Our Toronto office can be found in the cool and trendy Liberty Village with over 200 artists working on award winning animated children’s content. You will benefit from a competitive compensation package, interesting work and a fun/supportive work environment.
If this sounds like the job for you please send your resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org Make sure to include the job title that you are applying for in the Subject Line.
Applicants need to be legally eligible to work in Canada.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. Should you require accommodation throughout the recruitment process, please let us know your requirements when contacted.