Full Time Job

Rigging Artist

Moving Picture Company

Montreal, QC 07-20-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
MPC expands into Streaming and Episodic VFX with the launch of a specialist division, MPC Episodic. The division offers episodic directors and producers' access to the pioneering technology and world-class talent behind recent blockbusters such as; The Lion King, Godzilla: King of The Monsters, Detective Pikachu and the BAFTA award winning 1917.

Led by MD Tom Williams, Executive VFX Supervisor, Pete Jopling (The Bourne Legacy, Captain America: Civil War, Chernobyl),Head of Creative Gurel Mehmet (The Witcher, Avengers: Endgame, Inception) and Senior Producer Therese Zambra (Mars, Frontline) MPC Episodic is actively hiring the industry's top VFX talent, to work on some of the most exciting series visual effects work in the industry.

Rigging Artists are responsible for producing high-quality kinematic-control and deformation systems for our CG models.

If you have a passion for rigging, can use Maya and are comfortable with Mel or Python scripting then we want to hear from you!

Qualifications

Rigging Essentials:
• Experience with Maya
• Experience with Mel or Python scripting

Any of the following technical skills is a bonus:
• Previous Experience with Linux
• Previous experience performing Character FX or Crowd tasks
• C++ programing experience
• Knowledge of relevant mathematical processes

Any of the following experience is a great advantage:
• Previous experience in a VFX environment
• An education or interest in anatomy and mechanics
• Previous experience working from 3D scans and/or 2D artwork

The details above provide an outline of the key requirements for candidates to apply for a role in this department. At MPC Episodic, we have a number of job classifications within our artist team structure. These are:
• Artist
• Key Artist
• Technical Artist
• Lead
• Head of Department

Based on your skills we will assess your suitability for a particular role during the application process.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gpmq3o-34-204-180-223-42 in your application.