Plastic Wax Animation Studio looking for Character Rigger (Mid)


Plastic Wax is an award winning animation and production studio specialising in the creation of premium digital content for the global video games and film industry. We pride ourselves on our amazing slate of projects and we need passionate, creative, smart, driven people with kickass talent to join us and be a part of making them.

We seek a motivated Mid-level Character Rigger to join us onsite in our waterfront studio in Rhodes, Sydney.

Contract: Project-based contract.
Commence: Start ASAP
Full working Rights in Australia
Onsite Only


  • Work closely with the animators on the job to create animator-friendly rigs
  • Proven experience with the animation and rigging related components of Maya’s API
  • Passion for the craft, the wish to innovate, and a positive attitude towards learning opportunities.
  • Engage with our Lead Character TD, animators and production

Job requirements:

  • Experience with character rigging/skinning
  • Experience with Maya and Shotgun
  • Knowledge of MEL and/or Python
  • An understanding of animation techniques
  • Excellent troubleshooting, problem-solving, creativity and organizational skills
  • Ability to take direction and work well within a team focused environment
  • Ability to evaluate time requirements
  • Positive, pro-active and excellent communication skills
  • Must have the right to work in Australia

If you meet the above job requirements and would like to be part of the Plastic Wax story, we’d love to hear from you. Please note no sponsorship is available, you will need full working rights in Australia to work onsite.

Please submit your application with link/s to your portfolio/reel (please include a shot breakdown) in an email:

Subject: Character Rigger-Mid [YOUR NAME]
Email to:

Please include in the body of your email:

  • your next available date, and
  • where you were referred to this job post

We will contact you if your application makes the shortlist.

No phone calls or agencies please.


2019 Winner IGN Awards – Best Trailer of E3
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