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Character Rigger – Finland – Permanent – AAA Console and PC Games

Location: Helsinki, Finland Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 3 years ago

Remedy Entertainment

Projects:                AAA Console & PC Games


Since 1995, this AAA games developer has made its mark in the industry with thought provoking and cinematic action and adventure games. Their games break media boundaries, pushing the limits of 3D character technology, storytelling and visual effects.


As part of the character technology team you’ll help create hyper-real game characters and digital assets. You will be working with their cutting edge in-house pipeline and tools, creating character and asset rigs in collaboration with world-class artists and animators.


  • Experience as a Rigger and at least one shipped title
  • Advanced knowledge of creating custom deformation and animation rigs
  • Deep understanding of 3D digital content creation packages (Maya/Motion Builder)
  • Experience of animation and motion capture workflows and creating Motion Builder custom rigs
  • Experience with Python scripting language
  • A good understanding of the human anatomy
  • Excellent team work skills and ability to receive feedback
  • Clear verbal and written communication in English.


  • Create, prototype and maintain high-quality character and prop rigs.
  • Work in collaboration with character artists and animators to design functional, responsive, animator-friendly rigs while keeping in mind optimisation and runtime performance.
  • Development of modular rigs and custom Motion Builder rigs.
  • Development of tools and workflows to assist animation, rigging and production teams.


  • Ability to create hyper-real facial rigs
  • Character-related simulation experience


  • Relocation support to Finland where the quality of life is exceptional, and cost of living is affordable.
  • Competitive compensation with a bonus system.
  • Great work life balance, you’ll get up to 5 weeks of paid vacation every year. This is on top of public holidays and other special occasions.
  • You get to work on awesome, unique video games revered by the world!

Interested in finding out more about the studio, project and benefits of working at this studio? 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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