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Senior Rigger


3D Senior Rigger - For Feature Film Production

As part of Hasbro Entertainment, Boulder Media is building a new feature animation division. We are excited to offer a talented Rigger the opportunity to join our very successful and established animation studio as we expand into a new area. We will be producing the first CG theatrical feature film made entirely in Ireland. The movie is based on a very well-known Hasbro property and we can’t wait to bring it to the big screen for the first time.

We are looking for a talented Senior Rigger to join our 3D animated feature team. The ideal candidate will have the required technical skills to engineer feature level rigs and have a solid understanding of creature anatomy. If this sounds like you, please apply! This is a great opportunity to be a founding member of our team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the animation, modelling and rigging Leads to create and maintain high level rigs.
  • Review models and flag potential problems to the supervisors.
  • Work closely with modelling to create a model that meets the rigging technical requirements.
  • Collaborates in the character design process to ensure that the rigs will allow the characters to have the look and the complete range of motion required for the project.
  • Develop rigs and new techniques to help increase the quality, while meeting production deadline.
  • Create tools and scripts to help rigging be more efficient.
  • Track tasks and meet production deadlines.

Personal Specification:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in facial rigging.
  • Great knowledge of rigging techniques.
  • Strong knowledge of animation needs.
  • Ability to cope with the pressure of deadlines.
  • Complete understanding anatomy, volume preservation and motion.
  • High level knowledge of rigging in Maya.
  • Experience with Shotgun.
  • Task driven, self-motivated, and proactive.
  • Solid comprehension of mathematics.
  • Good knowledge of Python.
  • Excellent communication skills.

This role is only open to applicants willing to relocate to Ireland if required.

Boulder Media is an equal opportunities employer.

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