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Character Rigging Artists

Red Star 3D Freelance  Sheffield, England, United Kingdom 28 Sep 2022

Job Description

Red Star 3D are seeking talented CHARACTER RIGGING ARTISTS to work remotely on our upcoming production of a BBC Christmas Special for Magic Light Pictures.

The job:

Mid artists:

  • Creation of biped and quadruped character rigs using in-house tools
  • Skinning of character assets
  • Generation of corrective / compensation shapes
  • Creation of character picker for body rigs
  • Rig maintenance and fixes during production

Senior artists:

  • Facial rigging, including further development of in-house tools
  • Facial shape sculpting
  • Creation of character picker for facial rigs
  • Rig maintenance and fixes during production
  • Combining and finalizing rigs
  • Tool development to support animators

Must have:

  • Good understanding of anatomy.
  • Two/Four years production experience (minimum)
  • Experience with Maya
  • Knowledge of MEL & Python

Nice to have:

  • Extensive python experience
  • Maya API
  • Feature film experience

Contract term: November 2022 – February 2023

Preference will be given to artists based in the UK. Salaries/term negotiable.

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