Glasgow, G3, United Kingdom
Job type: Contract
Axis Animation is looking for a LEAD RIGGING TD for both next generation game cinematics and commercials projects, who will be responsible for developing realistic skeletal rigs and skinning, for full time and project positions.
Key aspects of the role include being able to assess the work being done on rigs by other riggers and to give relevant and accurate feedback where required in order to maintain quality of characters across the board.
There is also an expectation for the Lead to be actively involved in conjunction with the Supervisor, in advancing the general work standards of the studio.
The role also requires close liason with Rigging Supervisor to assess upcoming project requirements and also with other departmental leads to ensure character assets adhere to quality and technical specifications.
Please note all applicants at time of application must have full working rights for the UK and hold an appropriate visa where applicable.
THE LEAD RIGGER HAS EXTRA RESPONSIBILITIES PER PROJECT INCLUDING
Founded in 2000, Axis is an award-winning, international studio of directors, designers, artists, animators, writers and producers that creates content for the biggest names in video games, film, television, commercials and online entertainment.
As a creative team we go out of our way to get under the skin of every project and deliver beyond client expectations. We are passionate about our craft, and we challenge ourselves to leave a lasting impression with every piece of work.
No matter the client, brand, genre or delivery platform, our creative output is distinctive, engaging and entertaining.
Accordingly Axis has won numerous industry accolades, including: a prestigious Cannes Gold Lions Award, New York Festival Awards, D&AD nominations, London International Awards, Promax Awards and a Best Animation BAFTA.
In 2014, Axis were proud to receive the Queen's Award for Enterprise, a highly prestigious honour bestowed by Her Majesty The Queen only to businesses that display the highest levels of excellence.