June 10, 2020 · 7 min read

Job Title: 3D Rigger and Dynamics Specialist

Job Summary

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Create, rig and animate content for clients to utilize for training, education, entertainment, and product
  • marketing.
  • Learn and bring new ideas/solutions to improve the look of ghOst.
  • Improve production pipeline by developing, maintaining, and implementing native scripted software tools
  • for animation/production software.
  • Create and develop dynamic particle and fluid simulations.
  • Maintain clean and well organized rigged files that have understandable, unique naming convention.

Secondary Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with other members of the team to best plan productions and facilitate storytelling.
  • Increase skills and usefulness of both yourself and your fellow co-workers.

BONUS Responsibilities

  • The capacity to build, maintain and upgrade workstations and servers.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities

  • Creating and animating visually engaging content from pre-production assets.
  • Effectively communicating client ideas through a visual medium.
  • Support 3D production staff with general rigging tasks and scripting in Maya.
  • Meeting production deadlines.
  • Teamwork.
  • Updating project management software on a daily basis utilizing SOP (Standard Operation Procedures) to
    coordinate projects with other team members.
  • Incorporating client feedback into projects
  • Discovering new techniques for the 3D production process that makes for a more visually stunning product
    and a stronger, more efficient production pipeline.
  • Fulfilling objectives and directives of directors and managers.
  • Above all, have fun!

Job Requirements & Qualifications

Education:

  • Associate Degree, or proven artistic talent

Knowledge Requirements (licenses, programs, or certifications):

  • Autodesk Maya, Houdini, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After Effects, Basic Compression and Authoring Software

Experience:

  • Knowledge and competency with 3D software, scripting, modeling, animation, and rendering.

Physical Requirements:

  • The ability to operate computer equipment.

Other Information

Special Information (Travel required, on-call schedule, etc):

  • Occasional need to put in greater than 50 hours per week during heavy production and/or short deadlines.
  • Continuing education opportunities may require travel to other cities, SIGGRAPH etc.