October 24, 2021
Assist Lead CG Rigger to create, maintain and support animation assets through VFX production, including any necessary scripts, tools and user interfaces using Python.
Work with Lead CG Rigger to maintain existing Python code base used in VFX asset creation.
Work with CG Modelers, Texture Artists, Animators and Lighters to trouble shoot creative and technical issues.
Generate character finaling and simulations for shots.
Perform basic modelling and animation tasks as necessary for rig development.
Communicate effectively with Production Management, Creative Leads and Technical Support teams regarding asset performance expectations, pipeline compatibility and deadlines.
Meet production deadlines as established by Management.
Work with crowd team to support rigging needs for large crowds.
Work with motion capture team to support rigging needs for motion capture shoots.
Qualifications & Skills:
3 years of CG/Visual Effects or equivalent rigging experience on theatrically released feature films.
Knowledge of rigging in Maya, Maya node networks, how they relate to rigging, and how to effectively debug at a node/connection level.
Proven ability developing scripts, tools and plugins using Python within a CG animation pipeline (proficiency in additional languages such as MEL, PyQt, C++, bash, etc., a plus)
Understanding of motion capture integration for rigs and related workflows.
Experience with scripted rig build systems, animation/rigging pipelines and manual rigging techniques.
Experience building a wide variety of rigs (organic/mechanical/prop/body/face/costume, etc.)
Basic 3D math knowledge and understanding of geometry, kinematics and deformation.
Background in visual arts/design with a strong understanding of form and movement, a plus.
Modeling skills and ability to understand and troubleshoot polygonal mesh flow for deformation.
Proficiency working in a Linux environment.
Experience running cloth and hair simulations.
Hillsboro, Oregon, US
Animation, Modeling, Texturing, Lighitng,
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