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Sony Pictures Imageworks Canada Inc.
725 Granville Street, 5th Floor
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V7K 1Y4
Project based, Full Time
Language in work environment - English
Benefits per company policy: include healthcare, tuition reimbursement, RRSP's, Sick and Vacation leave, standard increases as applicable
Sony Imageworks Vancouver is seeking Riggers!
Creates 3D character rigs and animation interface controls for skeletal motion systems and body/facial deformations. Successful candidates must be knowledgeable in writing utility scripts and core software tools in order to streamline the character set up process. Candidate is accountable for meeting schedules and show deadlines, participates in dailies, rounds and team reviews of work in progress. Interacts with production, supervisors and team/peers in order to problem solve and share information related to show/assigned tasks. Must be able to decipher as well as follow through on work in progress, dailies, briefings/notes and feedback. Successful candidates should be able to work efficiently as part of a team or independently on rigging projects.
Knowledge of applicable software platforms including LINUX, UNIX, Maya, Mudbox, shell, and MEL scripting language, Python is a plus. Background or experience in fine art accompanied with a thorough understanding of physical motion, weight, balance and form highly desired. Most desired 2 year diploma or 1 year certificate however minimal requirement of 2-3 years of experience.
The anticipated base salary for an Associate position is $26.44 to $36.32/hr and for an Intermediate position is $37.50 - $53.80/hr. Benefits are per company policy: which include healthcare, tuition reimbursement, RRSP's, Sick and Vacation leave, standard increases as applicable. The actual base salary offered will depend on a variety of factors, including without limitation, the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and if applicable, the location of the position.
Please note that you must be able to provide a demo reel that illustrates your relevant artistic and technical experience that also includes the nuances for this specific role.
We value unique perspectives, and want diverse, unique talent to work with us. We encourage candidates from all identities to apply.
*Sony Pictures Entertainment is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristics.