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Character Rigger – North West (UK) – Permanent Contract – Console Games

Location: Wilmslow, North West, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 4 years ago

TT Fusion

Project:                  Console Action & Adventure Games

Note:                      I’m afraid a VISA cannot be sponsored for this position.


My client is a successful console developer whose games are enjoyed by millions across of all ages. Their games are well-known around the world and due to continued success, they are now looking for a Character Rigger to join their in-game animation team based at their Wilmslow studio. You will be supporting their animators by producing high quality rigs and tools.

We welcome applications from experienced Riggers and are also happy to hear from junior candidates with a related degree and rigging demo reel.


  • A Character Rigging Reel is essential to apply
  • In-depth knowledge, and technically proficient in using Maya
  • Experienced in writing scripts, preferably with Python, to automate processes and support the animation pipeline
  • Show a sound understanding of animation principles and processes
  • You are self-motivated and enthusiastic
  • Degree, related qualification or equivalent experience in Animation
  • Games industry experience is a bonus


  • Creating control rigs for a wide variety of characters, creatures, and vehicles
  • Liaising with the Lead Character Rigger, other technical support staff, and animators in trouble shooting and development.
  • Working to brief you’ll organise your time to reach tight deadlines


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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