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Senior Character Rigger – UK REMOTE, Hybrid, Onsite, North West, UK – AAA Games

Our client is a major Games Developer with multiple studios in the UK. They’re focused on creating fun console games using a world-famous IP.

As a Senior Character Rigger on the team, you will have the chance to work within a successful and creative Animation department producing high quality rigs and tools.


  • Creating control rigs for a wide variety of characters, creatures, and vehicles.
  • In-depth knowledge, and technically proficient, in using Autodesk Maya is a must.
  • Experienced in writing scripts, preferably with Python, to automate processes and support the animation pipeline.
  • Able to liaise with the Lead Character Rigger, other technical support staff, and animators in trouble shooting and development.
  • Show a sound understanding of animation principles and processes.
  • We’re looking for candidates who are self-motivated and enthusiastic.
  • A good communicator and at ease with working in a team.
  • Capable of working to tight deadlines.
  • Degree, related qualification or equivalent experience in Animation.


  • Generating control rigs for a wide array of characters, creatures, and vehicles.
  • In-engine character setup, such as cloth, physics, and IK.
  • Resolve creative, pipeline and technical issues, cooperating with team members and departments as required.
  • Ensure that all assets are well-organised and optimal.
  • Use commercial and in-house tools to integrate characters, rigs and tools into the project data, ensuring data is functional.
  • Assist development of in-house tools for the team and as per project requirements.
  • Support identify training needs for oneself and where applicable create assets/documentation for training purposes.
  • Take on relevant job training where required and keep up to date with industry developments and technologies.


  • Hybrid and UK Remote contract options
  • VISA & Relocation Support
  • Flexitime
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Pension scheme & life assurance
  • Health and wellbeing activities
  • Social Events

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call directly today on +44 1206 214 425

Senior Character Rigger – UK REMOTE, Hybrid, Onsite, North West, UK – AAA Games

Knutsford WA16, UK
Full time

Published on 01/23/2023

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