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Senior Character Rigger – China – Permanent Contract – Video Games

Location: Chengdu, China Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 5 years ago

Virtuos Chengdu

Salary: Highly competitive for the region

Project: Video Games


My client currently stands at over 1100 staff worldwide across various studios. They are one of the largest and most recognised game outsource partners in the world. Their track record is not short of achievements, they have worked for 15 of the top 20 game companies worldwide on large AAA, New-Gen projects in addition to shipping over 20 co-developed games on time and budget.


  • Character Rigging Demo Reel
  • A diploma or equivalent in Art Design and Animation
  • Experience on at least 1 project as a Character Rigger or similar position
  • Excellent knowledge of MAYA and / or MAX rigging.
  • Excellent understanding of the Autodesk MAX CAT animation system.
  • Thorough understanding of techniques and technologies relating to character rigging and animation
  • Excellent knowledge on script languages of MEL or PYTHON is preferred
  • Excellent understanding of anatomy, volumes and masses, dynamics and character motion
  • Animation skills are an advantage.


  • You will work on high end outsourcing and co-development projects
  • Rig both body and facial animation to the highest possible standards
  • You will rig and test your work ensuring that technical and artistic criteria are met.
  • Review technical specifications and briefs to guarantee your understanding of the work
  • You will co-operate with members from different teams to ensure quality deliveries are made on time.
  • Evaluate and recommend tools/plug-ins or software to help improve production output.
  • Continue developing he character pipeline and rigging script libraries


  • Full relocation support including VISA assistance
  • Friendly, supportive and experienced team with a multitude of skills to share
  • Opportunity to work on different projects from different clients, experiencing latest production tools and techniques
  • Work on the newest console and engine technology
  • International work environment

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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