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Junior Creature Technical Director - Rigging Vancouver, BC

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID oNfRcfwP Location Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Business Industrial Light & Magic Date posted Jun. 12, 2020

Job Summary:

Description

Position at Industrial Light & Magic

The Junior Creature TD Rigger’s primary responsibility is rigging and enveloping background and crowd characters, vehicles and props in Maya. They are able to wrangle rigging and creature pipeline issues proficiently under the direction and guidance of their supervisors.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Implements animation control rigging systems for simple characters and props using Maya
  • Implements animation control rigging systems for simple characters and props using Maya
  • Works with the Lead and Supervisor to ensure that all rigs meet the show’s requirements.
  • Assists with the characters, vehicles and props rigging through the pipeline.
  • Additional responsibilities may include facial target modeling and other organic and non-organic modeling tasks.
  • Troubleshoot and wrangle character-rigging issues for artists within various disciplines.

Required Skills / Competencies

  • At least 1 year of relevant professional VFX experience and a college level diploma in computer science, computer graphics or related field; OR at least 3 years of relevant professional VFX experience in lieu of education.
  • At least 1 year of relevant professional VFX experience and a college level diploma in computer science, computer graphics or related field; OR at least 3 years of relevant professional VFX experience in lieu of education.
  • Strong communications skills are a must.
  • Expertise with Maya software required.
  • Understanding of Kinematics and IK systems in Maya a must.
  • Experience with MEL or Python required.
  • A reel demonstrating artistic ability in rigging and scripting required.

Preferred Skills / Competencies

  • Experience in animation, games or visual effects.
  • Experience in animation, games or visual effects.
  • Proficiency with Linux
  • Experience refining templates and rig kits

This position is with Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Industrial Light & Magic. Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, colour, religion or belief, sex, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, disability or pregnancy or maternity. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

About Industrial Light & Magic:

Founded in 1975 by George Lucas, ILM is the leading effects facility in the world, serving the motion picture, commercial production, and attraction industries. ILM has created visual effects for over 325 feature films and has played a key role in seven of the top 10 worldwide box-office hits of all time and has contributed to 25 of the top 50. ILM has set the standard for visual effects, creating some of the most stunning images in the history of film. At the forefront of the digital revolution, the company continues to break new ground in visual effects, VR, AR, and Immersive Cinema.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Industrial Light & Magic.

Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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