View Full Version : Lucasfilm Singapore is hiring: Feature Animation - Senior Rigger

10 October 2010, 08:05 AM
The Senior Rigger’s primary responsibility is to create highly versatile character rigging systems and animation interfaces. These rigs will be used for the feature film in the animation of 3D characters and props.
* Implements animation control rigging systems for complex characters and props using Maya
* Works with the Lead Rigger to ensure that all rigs meet the show’s requirements.
* Oversees the characters, vehicles and props rigging through the animation pipeline.
* Develops tools and plug-ins to optimize animation and rigging workflow.
* Additional responsibilities may include facial target modeling and other organic and non-organic modeling tasks.
* Ensure the CG characters will employ all current character setup procedures.
* Troubleshoot and wrangle character-rigging issues for artists within various disciplines.
* Attend all relevant meetings to promote effective communication throughout the production team.
* Maintains or exceeds consistent level of productivity while meeting deadlines and producing high quality work.
* May participate in the recruiting and staffing of the asset team and assesses the work of prospective candidates for hiring.
* May be called upon to mentor junior members of the team.


* Bachelor’s degree or equivalent degree in Computer Science, Computer Visualization, or Computer Animation required or equivalent work experience.
* At least 4 to 5+ years work experience required in 3D CG for Digital Animation, Visuals Effects or games.
* Excellent communication skills required.
* Expertise in setting up cloth simulation rigs highly desirable.
* Expertise with Maya and/or other high-end animation software required.
* Experience with mel, csh, python, TCL, perl or other scripting languages a must.
* Skilled knowledge of anatomy for both human/biped and animal/quadraped.
* Must work well under pressure.
* A reel demonstrating artistic ability in rigging, scripting and tools or plug-in design.

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