Character TD | Rigger

Details

We are looking for a Maya TD / Rigger with experience in building TD pipelines to join the team, working on our debut title, The Lost Wild. You'll join a tight-knit and highly passionate team on rigging related tasks, across bipedal and quadruped characters. This is an important role and central to the game's identity, which you will have full involvement in.

What the job entails

  • Capable of writing pipeline and rigging tools to streamline the setup process

  • Design, create, test, and maintain character rigs/setups (humanoid and dinosaurs)

  • Work with artists and animators to create a model that meets technical needs

  • Collaborate with animators to design motion controls

  • Develop and maintain character motion and deformation systems

  • Develop new techniques and processes to solve character production challenges

  • Proactive experimental R&D to push the tech and rigs further for added realism and authenticity

  • Be involved in the creation of the game generally, and help shape it.

Plusses

  • Good knowledge of Unreal Engine

  • Strong working knowledge of Maya

  • 2-3+ years experience in creating animation control rigs and skinning characters in games/TV/film/VFX.

  • Strong understanding of anatomy.

  • Tools development experience skills using Mel/Python/Maya API.

  • Experience in using cloth and muscle simulation systems.

  • Outstanding communication skills.

  • Strong problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

Benefits

  • 4-Day work week / 32h 

  • Work from home or work from the office – it's up to you

  • Unlimited fresh-air and wellness breaks

  • Private medical and dental healthcare

  • A large range of useful benefits and perks to choose from

  • Flexible work hours

  • A genuine aversion to crunch

  • One hour a week paid exercise and wellness pass

  • Annual salary reviews

  • 25 day a year holiday as standard (with bank holidays in addition to this)

  • Extended time off for special days/events (Wedding, Birthday)

  • Fast-growing studio with plenty of room for career advancement

If you feel you have something to offer this role, even if you don’t think you qualify for all the above, please still apply. We are an inclusive employer and if you have potential, talent and a great work ethic, we want to hear from you. 🙏

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