Do you want to lead a dedicated rigging team across a broad range of exciting and unique projects that only REALTIME can deliver, if so click apply and let's chat!
REALTIME is on the lookout for a Lead Rigger to come in and work across a unique range of projects across all of our three core business units (Games, Episodic and Automotive)
As a lead you will be responsible for designing, creating and maintaining a broad range of accurate stylised and realistic style character, vehicle and prop rigs. You will be working closely with both modelling and animation departments to develop and refine rigs that integrate smoothly into our pipeline.
You will be required to assess requirements alongside Production/Directors/Other department leads to determine project requirements, time scales and budgets. As part of this role you will be required to identify problems and find solutions where possible whilst informing project leads of any roadblocks ensuring character assets adhere to quality and technical specifications.
You will be actively involved in conjunction with the Production Management/Directors in advancing the general work standards across the studio.
Develop realistic skeletal rigs for a variety of humanoids, creatures and props.
Develop upon and maintain our bespoke inhouse rigging tool
Create/identify tools required to generate rigs in a procedural manner.
Work with our Pipeline team to develop and integrate tools into a robust pipeline.
Oversee and be responsible for other members of the rigging team – mentoring junior members and appraising where necessary. This includes any overseeing freelancers.
Set tasks and review the work of the Rigging team working on the project.
Communicate with production and other departments working on the project.
Researching and presenting new techniques/technologies to advance the studio in the rigging department
Work with CFX artists to ensure rigs are setup correctly to accommodate their work and oversee issues
Good knowledge of anatomy – a thorough understanding of weighting, skinning and being able to work interactively with modelers to resolve challenges.
Ability to rig characters/objects in a realistic or stylised manner.
Experience of mentoring/leading other team members.
Good communication skills and ability to work interactively with the rest of the team.
PACKAGE/WHAT WE OFFER: -
Fantastic, vibrant, and creative work atmosphere with a highly experienced production team.
Excellent development studios UK wide.
State of the art equipment, facilities + software.
Collaborative and inclusive culture with a real opportunity to work across multiple areas and grow.
Doesn’t matter if our advertised roles don’t match your skills, if you love CG and have the goodies to prove it we want to know. Connect with us so we can love what you do too.
We tell cutting-edge visual stories through high quality CGI, animation and VFX. Our combination of artistry, technical excellence and dedication helps us create immersive experiences that bring the CGI world to life.
We are proud to employ talent across all genders, races, nationalities, religions, ages, abilities and sexual preferences. No job applicant will receive less favourable treatment on any basis when applying for a career with us.