Chimney Germany is currently looking for an experienced Rigging & Animation Pipeline TD for our Frankfurt/Main VFX and animation studio. The primary job responsibilities include the creation of creature and character rigs that are optimized for key frame animation and setting up tools to further optimize our animation pipeline. The ideal candidate has at least 5 years of rigging experience, preferably in feature films and has experience in maintaining pipeline as well as animation tools. Knowledge of the fundamentals of anatomy and animation is critical, as well as the ability to give and accept feedback and work well with a team of animators, producers and supervisors. The ideal candidate has a strong preference for working in a highly creative, innovative, small development environment. A demonstrated Intermediate skill level and up with; Maya, Python, and QT.
Chimney delivers full service solutions for commercial communicators and the entertainment industry within the moving image segment. These services include concept development, production, post-production and delivery, as well as distribution. Our work has earned us many prizes including the Academy Award and the Cannes Palme D’Or. The company employs over 300 people in 12 cities all over the world. We are a dynamic and entrepreneurial owner-led business, always aiming to expand and grow. Our products range from full campaigns to dedicated individual films and include work, such as television commercials, live media, feature films, corporate films, interactive films, music videos, event films as well as web and mobile films.
Please send an email with the subject line „Rigging & Pipeline TD at Chimney Frankfurt”, including your CV and showreel to Patrick Franz: