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15 Sep 2021

Full-Time Rigging Lead

Guru Studio – Posted by gurustudio Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Job Description

Guru Studio’s dedicated team is passionate about bringing inspired character-driven stories to screens around the world. 

Our award-winning and internationally renowned Toronto animated entertainment company is looking for a 3D Rigging Lead who is responsible for supervising the Rigging Team for bringing our next batch of fantastic projects to life. This role reports directly to the Asset Supervisor. 

The Rigging Leads role encompasses: 


  • Use available studio tools to rig characters and props 
  • Supervise and mentor other members of the team on technique and execution
  • Oversee the team’s rigs to ensure they meet production requirements for quality, consistency, and performance. 
  • Work with Animation to understand rig requirements to create and adjust optimal rigs for production. 
  • Assign and Manage team to ensure work and tasks are completed per schedule
  • Collaborate with Supervisors, Leads, and Production team throughout production, ensuring fulsome communication and mitigating any issues. 
  • Collaborate with technical team providing feedback in rigging and overall asset pipeline


  • 5+ years of Production rigging experience. 
  • In-depth knowledge of Maya rigging 
  • Experience with modular and procedural rigging systems is preferable.
  • Python knowledge is an asset. 
  • Strong knowledge in modeling and texturing.
  • In-depth understanding of cartoon animation principles and how they apply to rigging 

To Apply: 

  • Please email resumes, reels and blogs to with 3D RIGGING LEAD in the subject line.
  • Guru Studio would like to thank all applicants for your interest, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.

Please advise us if you require accommodation. Guru Studio is an equal opportunity employer.

Please Apply Using the below Link 👇


Job Categories: Rigger. Job Types: Full-Time.

Job expires in 25 days.

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