Senior Rigger

Job

  • Knutsford  
    Cheshire, United Kingdom
    perm  
  • Company
    Warner Bros. Entertainment Group of Companies  
    Start date
    ASAP  
    Duration
    n/a  
    Wage
    Undisclosed
  • Closing date
    26 March 2023  
    Posted on
    24 January 2023  

Every great story has a new beginning, and yours starts here.

Welcome to Warner Bros. Discovery… the stuff dreams are made of.

Who We Are…

When we say, “the stuff dreams are made of,” we’re not just referring to the world of wizards, dragons and superheroes, or even to the wonders of Planet Earth. Behind WBD’s vast portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands, are the storytellers bringing our characters to life, the creators bringing them to your living rooms and the dreamers creating what’s next…

From brilliant creatives, to technology trailblazers, across the globe, WBD offers career defining opportunities, thoughtfully curated benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. Here you are supported, here you are celebrated, here you can thrive.

TT Games was acquired by Warner Bros. in 2007 and went on to develop the hit LEGO games franchise. The company is proud to continue its mission to be the leading publisher of interactive entertainment for young gamers and their families.

Your New Role…

As a Senior Character Rigger at TT Games Studios, a division of WB Games Inc., you will develop high quality character control rigs, code bases, tools and systems and work creatively and technically alongside Animators, Designers, Artists, Programmers and Production on a day-to-day basis. 

You will have the opportunity to work within the highly successful and creative Animation department producing high quality rigs and tools. At TT Games our core values are Quality, Collaboration, Creativity, Inclusivity and Fun, which are values that drive our daily work life.

We are keen to hear from any applicants with a positive attitude and an interest in rigging, so please apply even if you are unsure if you completely fit the position on paper.

Your Role Accountabilities…

  • Create efficient, game-ready control rigs for a wide variety of characters, creatures, and vehicles.
  • Liaise with your line-manager, Animators, and other technical support staff in trouble shooting.
  • Undertake relevant on the job training where required and keep up to date with industry advancements and technologies.
  • Identify pipeline issues and raise them with your line-manager.
  • Develop code bases, tools and systems to reduce repetitive tasks and aid the creation and interaction of control rigs and create relevant documentation.
  • Review and manually test rigs and tools created by other team members and ensure that they are ready for use.
  • Represent rigging in several sub-teams assigned by your line-manager.
  • Mentor other team members, proficiently communicating both technical and creative requirements.

Qualifications & Experience…

  • A collaborative and enabling attitude.
  • A proactive attitude.
  • Good communication skills and enjoy working in a team.
  • A degree or equivalent experience in industries with transferable skills.
  • Strong knowledge of Autodesk Maya (or alternative industry equivalent).
  • Advanced knowledge of rigging.
  • Strong knowledge of Unreal (or alternative industry equivalent).
  • Strong knowledge of Python.

How We Get Things Done…

This last bit is probably the most important! Here at WBD, our guiding principles are the core values by which we operate and are central to how we get things done. You can find them along with some insights from the team on what they mean and how they show up in their day to day. We hope they resonate with you and look forward to discussing them during your interview.

The Legal Bits…

Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, regardless of sex, gender identity, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy, parenthood, disability or any other category protected by law.

If you’re a qualified candidate with a disability and you need a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for this position, please contact us.

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