VFX Rigger - Senior
Sinking Ship Entertainment
1d ago

Sinking Ship Entertainment is currently seeking a skilled and enthusiastic VFX Rigging Artist to join our talented VFX crew.

If you are a motivated Rigger with industry experience and are looking to work with an award winning team, let’s talk!


  • Rig a wide variety of characters and creatures. Experience with animal rigging a plus
  • Work closely with modeling and animation departments to facilitate articulate realistic appealing characters and creatures
  • Troubleshoot and solve creative & technical issues
  • Provide support and updates to rigs throughout production
  • Manage time, expectations and resources to meet deadlines
  • Attend reviews and team meetings as required
  • Remain current with latest rigging tools & techniques through industry research and training

  • 5+ years' experience as a rigging artist in feature films and / or high-end television series
  • Proficient with Maya and thorough understanding of CG rigging tools and principles
  • Strong knowledge of animation’s needs and restrictions
  • Knowledge of scripting is a must, preferably python
  • Knowledge in anatomy, muscle and bone structure
  • Good communicator and team player who loves to share their knowledge and help the team grow and create the best possible work
  • Ability to take on assigned tasks with minimum supervision
  • Ability to take direction / critiques positively and thrive under the pressure of tight deadlines
  • Experience with Shotgun a plus
  • Sinking Ship Entertainment would like to thank all applicants. Due to the anticipated high volume of applications, only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted. Please no phone calls.

    Sinking Ship Entertainment is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. We would be happy to accommodate individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

    If you require accommodation in order to participate in our recruitment process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance.

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