14 March, 2023 , ,

Alt.vfx is currently looking for a Rigger TD to join our world leading VFX team!

Want to join us?

Are you known for your positive attitude, problem solving skills and great work ethic? Do you love collaborating and innovating with others but feel equally comfortable working autonomously?

We’re looking for talented riggers as we launch into an exciting growth journey! These are fulltime positions located in our Brisbane studio close to the James Street Precinct in Fortitude Valley.

About the Alt.vfx Team

Alt.vfx is an Australian visual effects company with a global focus across film, television and commercials with studios in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Los Angeles and Tokyo. We partner with a variety of clients across a diverse slate including Netflix, Hulu, Paramount, NBCUniversal, Sony, Amazon and many more!

About the Role

Our rigging artists produce high quality rigging and skinning for our CG models. Working within our existing pipeline, you’ll be using Maya to create rigs for creatures, characters and props. You’ll work closely with the Senior Rigger and animation team to help with character setup, management of assets through the pipeline, and other generalist tasks throughout the studio.

These are challenging and rewarding roles that will suit someone in the early to mid stages of their career.

Responsibilities include:

  • Biped and quadruped rig setups for production
  • Managing prop assets in our pipeline
  • Retargeting motion capture animation to custom rigs
  • Working closely with production to schedule tasks and deliverables
  • A variety of other tasks as directed by Senior Rigger and Animator

What makes you standout!

  • You’re a people person!
  • Experience working on high end TVCs or feature projects with photorealistic creatures/characters including facial work
  • Experience rigging a variety of different bipeds and quadrupeds, vehicles and props
  • Strong understanding of anatomy, geometry and animation is your thing!
  • Solid knowledge of Maya and basic MEL
  • Experience with scripting in Python is a plus!
  • Awesome troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • You love being organised, prioritising and working on multiple projects
  • Bachelor’s degree in Arts, Computer animation or another relevant area of study, and/or equivalent job experience
  • Experience in Unreal Engine is a plus!

Working at Alt.vfx

It’s an exciting time to join us! Here’s a peak at just some of the perks we’re launching:

  • We embrace flexible working, with a “can do” approach to supporting your individual lifestyle needs.
  • Great remuneration and rewards – leading our industry and setting lofty benchmarks with awesome salary, rewards, and recognition packages.
  • Want to take some “me time” and recharge or give back to your community – we’ve got you covered with our generous leave options such as – Recharge Days, Professional Development Days and Paid Volunteering Leave!
  • You’re a good human – that’s one of the things we love about you! And because we care about our people, our community, our environment, and our future – we offer donation matching (not for profit), payroll giving and an opportunity to be involved in sustainable and ethical initiatives.
  • As artists working with emerging technologies, we’re a creative bunch and like to do things differently! We offer learning and growth opportunities that encourage collaboration, innovation, leadership, and the latest technology upskilling – but we also want to have FUN!
  • We’re committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace that celebrates and values our differences. We are setting big goals for the future and taking action.
  • We value your “whole self” – that’s why we support wellness benefits such as an annual Wellness Allowance for Fitness, Yoga & Meditation Classes. You’re welcome!

If you’re ready to do the best work of your career and join us, then get in touch!

Please put “Rigger TD” in the subject of your email and send your availability, cover letter, reels and resume to recruitment@altvfx.com

We are open to discussing visas for those applying from outside Australia.