Full Time Job

Senior Rigger


Vancouver, BC 06-28-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
About Pixomondo:

PXO creates industry-leading Virtual Production and Visual Effects for premium Film and Episodic content. With over 20 industry awards and nominations, PXO, a Sony Pictures Entertainment company, is a trusted partner for storytellers and showrunners worldwide. The company has been creating iconic work since 2001, from Martin Scorsese's Academy Award winning Hugo and HBO's Emmy winning Game of Thrones, House of the Dragon, through to Amazon's The Boys, Marvel's Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania and many more.

PXO has seven studios and three LED volumes in the US, UK, Germany and Canada.

As Senior Rigger, you will be responsible for developing, testing, troubleshooting, maintaining, and implementing rigs for a wide variety of shows within the studio. You're an anatomy aficionado, you have a distinct knack for character movement mechanics. You love a collaborative environment and you're keen to share your expertise with your team with a passion for mentoring junior artists.

• Mentoring entry-level artists
• Providing and maintaining rigs for various characters, creatures, facial, vehicles, and props in Maya
• Troubleshooting rigging pipeline issues proficiently under the guidance of supervisors
• Coordinating with the animation team to fulfill their needs and build efficient rigs
• Communicating with the modeling team on the suitability of models for rigging
• Incorporating feedback from the supervisor to meet expectations
• Actively researching and studying innovative ways of rigging to produce light and user-friendly rigs

• Minimum 5 years of rigging experience working on high-end projects.
• Knowledge and experience using modular rigging systems
• Comprehensive knowledge of Maya
• Experience with Python scripting is a must
• A reel demonstrating mechanical rigging abilities
• Strong comprehensive knowledge of anatomy, deformation, and mechanics of movement
• Experience with muscle systems is a plus
• Good organizational and communication skills
• Ability to take on a delegated task with minimal supervision
• Attention to detail and creative problem solving
• Ability to work well within a team environment and willingness to share knowledge
• Ability to work well under the pressure of tight deadlines
• Ability to learn quickly and assimilate new information

Additional Requirements:
• Must be eligible to work in Canada.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rjop91-34-204-198-73-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Pixomondo (PXO) is an award-winning, solutions-oriented visual effects company that solves creative challenges for its clients and partners, crafting high-level visual effects for feature films, television series and commercials productions. For its work, PXO has won four Emmy Awards, an Academy Award and numerous other industry awards.