Animation Rigging Specialist

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Animation Rigging Specialist

At Gears for Breakfast we're looking for a talented

 Animation Rigging Specialist to join our team.

Contracted · Remote Position

About the Job

We are looking for an experienced Animation Rigging Specialist to join our team in a full-time contracted position. Your primary responsibility will be to create highly versatile rigging systems and animation interfaces for our Animators. Ideally 2+ years work experience is desired in Video games, 3D CG for Digital Animation, or Visuals Effects. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are also required, as you will be working with several teams remotely.

What to expect and what you'll be doing

  • Work closely with the 3D, 2D, Animation, and Programming teams to create rigs that both provide functionally robust controls and that conform to technical envelopes.
  • Utilizing existing animation tools such as AnimBot, and assist with the development of Auto Rigs.

  • Provide support to existing rigs and tools in production.

  • Troubleshoot and wrangle potential rigging issues for artists within various disciplines.

About you

  • 2+ Years experience developing rigging and tools in a production environment, having shipped products is a plus.
  • Advanced knowledge of Maya.
  • Experience working with Unreal Engine.
  • Character/vehicle/prop/env/facial rigging experience in game environments.
  • Skilled at complex or advanced Skinning and/or Weight Painting.
  • Strong artistic eye, understanding of both Figure and Facial Anatomy, with knowledge of anatomy for both human/biped and animal/quadruped.

  • Solid communication and organization skills, and the ability to take initiative and work independently.

Bonus Skills

  • Experience with MEL and Python.

About Us

Our mission is to produce unique and captivating experiences to any person who plays a game from Gears for Breakfast. We are a global company in the truest sense of the word, with members working from across the world. This collection of skill and talent brings us perspectives from a variety of cultures and backgrounds.


  • 100% Remote Position
  • Flexible Schedule
  • No Crunch Environment
  • 4 Weeks Vacation per Year
  • Merch on us

Apply for the job

Do you want to join our team as our new Animation Rigging Specialist? Then we'd love to hear about you!