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3D Rigger

Toronto, ON · Art/Media/Design
Jam Filled is a dynamic workplace for like-minded creative artists, we will remind you why you love cartooning: every project is produced with an eye for quality and an ear for fun!

Our Toronto Studio is looking for talented 3D Riggers for a brand-new Production!

You’ll get to:
  • Utilize Maya to create flexible and efficient rigid or organic rigs (including facial shapes) that meet all technical and creative requirements, and are compatible within the production pipeline
  • Ensure that Maya files are clean and optimized
  • Maintain a convention of naming structures and animation control structures for all rigs
  • Anticipate, communicate, and troubleshoot any model performance issues with assistance from key stakeholders
  • Ensure overall adherence to all Jam Filled Productions pipeline protocols
  • Keep up to speed with current industry trends
This will be your JAM if you have:
  • 2+ years previous 3D rigging experience in a Maya production environment, with proven rigging abilities
  • Completed post-secondary education in 3D animation or other relevant area of study is preferred
  • Full working knowledge of Maya’s rigging techniques
  • Strong background in traditional art with a good sense of perspective, form, proportion, and scale
  • Strong understanding of character anatomy (including facial expressions), and an artistic understanding of motion and behavior
  • General understanding of animation styles and techniques as well as a good comprehension of animation production for film and/or television
  • Good comprehension of the animation production pipeline, with an understanding of adjacent department workflows and how Rigging interacts with the overall production process
  • Excellent creative and technical problem-solving skills with the ability to check own work
  • Ability to learn quickly and comprehend custom in-house production tools
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to work productively and willingness to take initiative in a team environment
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, meet tight deadlines, and perform to standard in a fast-paced environment
  • Basic modeling skills
  • Scripting and programming skills an asset
What’s in it for you?
  • Healthcare and dental
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Various activities, team-building events and parties
  • Flexible work hours
  • Focus on work/life balance
  • Great vacation package
Boat Rocker is committed to hiring and supporting diverse candidates. We strongly encourage applications from people who identify as being part of an under-represented and equity-deserving group. This would include people who identify as racialized, Black, Indigenous, women, LGBTQ2SI+, and having a disability among others. We also recognize the importance of intersectional identities in our hiring and retention.


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