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Character Rigger – East Anglia, UK – Permanent – Video Games

Location: Cambridge, East Anglia, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 3 years ago

Frontier Developments

Project:                  Wide range of Console & PC Games


My client is a UK Developer who have an impressive back catalogue of top quality video games stretching back to the 90’s! Due to their continued successes they are expanding their Technical Art team and are looking for experienced Character Riggers. You will be part of the character asset pipeline for their games by creating world class animation rigs.


  • Taking direction from the Lead rigger and Art Director to create animation rigs
  • Develop an animation rig from a base model asset, through to a final quality rig
  • Prepare, export, test and maintain in-game assets
  • Carrying out supporting rigging tasks to ensure your work supports both our animators and game assets


  • A rigging Demo Reel that demonstrates a strong understanding of character rigging principals
  • A good understand of rigging, deformation and underlying software principles that are required to develop animation rigs
  • Ability to communicate effectively with team members
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • A willingness to confidently take on feedback from your peers in order to develop your skills as a rigger
  • Ability to discuss rigging ideas and processes that will impact the animators
  • An eye for rigging, anatomy principals and detail, to construct world class animation rigs.
  • Professional experience using a 3d animation package (Maya, 3ds max, Blender, XSI etc.).
  • Knowledge of Python or MEL scripting within Autodesk Maya
  • Knowledge of game development pipelines.

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call me directly today on +44 (0) 1206 214425!


Salary and benefits will be discussed at interview with the company and are individually negotiated by OPM.

Tagged as: Rigging

Tags: Rigging Categories: Animation , Creative


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