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Rigger with Blender (SENIOR)

Spain, Comunidad de Madrid, Madrid3D

Job description

The SPA Studios, the Award-winning Feature Animation Studio is selecting talented and experienced Senior Rigger/Character TD to help us develop a robust studio level rigging System using Blender software.


The Senior Rigger / Character TD, will be involved in the design and implementation of the riggin system from the earliest stages. The Rigger will work with the Animation Department to determine features, needs, and desires. He will also work with Pipeline TD to define how to integrate his work in the existing pipeline.


  • Build and maintain high-quality, high-performance animation rigs

  • Prepare both rigging systems for Character, Set and Props.

  • Work closely with Modelers and Animators to ensure all disciplines are getting what they need

  • Develop tools to support Animation

  • Provide support for the rigs during production

  • Document system and advocate best practices

Job requirements

  • Solid understanding of anatomy and kinematics

  • 4+ years of industry experience in character rigging (Blender)

  • Solid understanding of 3d animation pipelines

  • Ability to develop animation tools to support rigs

  • Ability to work collaboratively with technical and creative team members

  • Self-motived and good Team player.

  • Good communication skills with both technical and artistic departments.

  • Proactive person and problem-solving attitude.

  • The SPA Studios is an international work environment. Spoken and written English is a must.

More Technical Skills as a Plus:

  • Python, C#, C++

  • PyQt or PySide