Vacancies in Art & Animation

Lead Character Rigger AAA Studio UK Ref 2028


Lead Character Rigger AAA Studio UK 

We are working with a family-friendly AAA game studio based in the North West of England who is looking for a Lead Character Rigger to join their successful and talented animation department, where you will lead the rigging team and produce high quality rigs and tools.  

What will you be doing?

  • Creatively and technically lead the rigging team

  • Support and work alongside Animators, Designers, Artists, Programmers and the Production teams

  • Ensuring that character art assets and animation rigs are delivered timeously for animation

  • Take responsibility for all assets

  • Manage the pipeline, identify any issues, design, and implement any changes

  • Work closely with the Project Leads, Managers and the Animation departments

  • Create tools to aid the creative team, to support the animation pipeline

  • Setting and maintaining high standards

  • Ensure that the team deliver consistent good quality of work

Who you are 

  • Sound rigging and animation experience

  • Good team management skills - to motivate, delegate, support and lead by example  

  • Expert knowledge of Maya and Unreal Engine

  • Excellent understanding of MEL/ Python scripting languages

  • A bonus - C++ knowledge


This company offers a competitive salary in a friendly and comfortable working environment, as well as a fantastic bonus and pension scheme.


Please email me your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz Ref 2028

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cvs: cvs@big-planet.biz