April 18, 2019 · 11 min read

Ghost Productions is Hiring! Rigging & Dynamics Artist

Ghost Productions is hiring! We are looking for an experienced rigging and dynamics artist.

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.

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.

Applicants please send your resume and demo reel to jobs@ghostproductions.com