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1 Sep 2020

Full-Time Senior Toon Boom Rigger

Mystery Q – Posted by Maryam London, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

Deadendia are on the lookout for SENIOR TOON BOOM RIGGERS to join us on our exciting new series. This is a senior position. This role will be remote initially, but will eventually be based in-house in our studio in North London.

Key Responsibilities:

– Build, rig and test characters in Toon Boom Harmony under the direction of the rigging lead.
– A solid understanding of anatomy and perspective for bipeds, quadrupeds, props and vehicles.
– Design angles and poses in the style of the show.
– Work with animators to ensure rigs are well functioning and optimised for efficiency.
Ensure the rigs conform to the production pipeline and are neat, clean and organised.

Required Skills:

– Capable of setting up a full turnaround rig with multiple deformation chains.
– Able to use the Pose Copier script tool to set up a library of animation with multiple sliders.
– Good understanding of animation with animation production experience.
– Ability and patience to adapt and revise characters.
– Programming/scripting skills would be great but not a requirement.

Personal Skills:

– Can apply direction and critiques successfully.
– Thrives in a collaborative work environment and is a team player.
– Very organised and meticulous, detail oriented.
– Enjoys problem solving.
– Good aptitude towards learning.
– Task driven, self-motivated, and proactive.

Further Information:
This is a contract position, fixed term PAYE.

The role will be remote initially, but will eventually be based in-house in our studio in North London. Therefore candidates must have a valid work permit for the UK and be willing and able to work on-site as soon as it is safe to do so.

How to Apply

To apply, please send your showreel or portfolio, CV (in word doc or PDF format) and cover letter to with the subject title “Senior Toon Boom Rigger Application”.

Job Categories: 2D Animator. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Rigging.

Job expires in 4 days.

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